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Handbook of Plants with Pest-control Properties

Format: Hardback
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published: 30th Apr 1988
Dimensions: w 220mm h 290mm d 31mm
Weight: 1420g
ISBN-10: 0471632570
ISBN-13: 9780471632573
Barcode No: 9780471632573
A reference of plants that have pest-control properties. It catalogues 2300 plant species which have been found to control pre- and post-harvest crop pests, and lists 1000 more candidate species which are poisonous or have been found to control non-insect animal parasites and diseases. Provided in tabular form are: pests controlled, plant characteristics, characteristics of the active materials, method of preparation/extraction, method of application, cautions in use, and complementary plant uses. The appendix lists 500 pest species controlled, along with the plants that control them. Nearly 1400 references are included.

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