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Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture - (Hardcover)

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Covering all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture, the third edition of this definitive global reference work is fully revised and in full color throughout. It covers the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, solanum and sweet potatoes and other root and tuber crops, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibers, spices, condiments and medicinal plants.

New content in this edition includes:

- A chapter on nematode soil biodiversity and soil health
- Reflections on the impact of nematodes on food security, climate change interactions and alternatives to pesticides, small subsistence growers and organic agriculture
- Significant revisions to the IPM chapter and chapters on vegetables, citrus, legumes, tuber crops, cotton, peanut and banana where major advances in IPM have occurred

This book is highly illustrated, with up-to-date practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes and on integrated pest management. It remains an invaluable resource for those studying and working in the area of crop protection.
Number of Pages: 876
Genre: Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Language: English
Street Date: September 13, 2018
TCIN: 53534030
UPC: 9781786391247
Item Number (DPCI): 248-81-9823
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