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Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

David Wainhouse

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198505648
eISBN:
9780191728150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505648.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book aims to provide a critical appraisal of the theory and practice of key methods of forest pest management. The appropriate application of these ‘ecological methods’ in the development of ... More


Future Directions

Daniel Strickman, Stephen P. Frances, and Mustapha Debboun

in Prevention of Bug Bites, Stings, and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195365771
eISBN:
9780199867677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365771.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter presents the situation of a fictional family that uses all the lessons from this book to protect themselves from bloodsucking and venomous arthropods. Their activities as are an example ... More


Integrated pest management

David Wainhouse

in Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198505648
eISBN:
9780191728150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505648.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This final chapter draws together many of the themes previously discussed, with particular emphasis on detailed case studies. A brief introduction to the concept of integrated pest management (IPM) ... More


Pest Control

Troy A. Pierce and Robert J. Geller

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Insects, rodents, and other animals frequently cohabit indoor and outdoor human settings. They become pests when they put human health or property at risk. This chapter provides an overview of the ... More


Principles of Integrated Pest Management

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the principles of integrated pest management (IPM). IPM often is defined as a program that, in the context of the environment and the population dynamics of pests, uses many ... More


Sampling Techniques and Setting Thresholds

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter looks at sampling techniques and setting thresholds. The cornerstone of any integrated insect management regime is accurately identifying pest insects (including assessing population ... More


Overview

Pamela J. Mueller

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter demonstrates the use of experimental approaches to control or eliminate exotic and invasive species. It provides an overview of case studies that employ traditional techniques of ... More


A Doubly Green Revolution: ecology and food production

Gordon Conway

in Theoretical Ecology: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209989
eISBN:
9780191917370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209989.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Ecology has informed and underpinned agricultural production since the first faltering steps in domestication and cultivation. When someone (probably a woman) living ... More


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