Handbook of Plants With Pest-Control Properties

Handbook of Plants With Pest-Control Properties

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This exhaustive reference presents an easily-accessible database of plants that have pest-control properties. It catalogues 2, 300 plant species which have been found to control pre- and post-harvest crop pests, and lists 1, 000 more candidate species which are poisonous or have been found to control non-insect animal parasites and diseases. Provides in tabular form: pests controlled, plant characteristics, characteristics of the active materials, method of preparation/extraction, method of application, cautions in use, and complementary plant uses. Appendix lists 500 pest species controlled, along with the plants that control them. Contains nearly 1, 400 references.... 1-4, 7, 8, 9 (1123) Heliothis virescens H-3, 5, I7 (108, 1240) Heliothis Zea E-E—, 4, 1-7 (87, 108, 324) Helndnthosporum sp. ... E-8, 1-5 (1352) Tineola bisselliella H-4, I4, 6, 7, 9 (48) Tribolium castaneum H-l, I4 (862) Trogpderma granarium H-l, anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Plants With Pest-Control Properties
Author: Michael Grainge
Publisher:Wiley-Interscience - 1988-04-01

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