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Description - Plant Protection by Raymond A. Cloyd

This introduction to the basics of managing insects in a greenhouse environment discusses insect and mite feeding behaviors while offering excellent descriptions and photographs of several economically significant pests, including whiteflies, thrips, and leafminers. This resource covers the details of handling and applying pesticides, including modes of action and pesticide rotation, tank mixes, application timing and coverage, plant phytotoxicity to pesticides, and proper pesticide storage. Ideal for horticulture students, beginning growers, and experienced hands who could use a refresher on safe and effective control of greenhouse insects, this guide helps growers maximize a crop's economic value by helping identify and properly treat pest problems before it is too late.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781883052607
ISBN-10: 1883052602
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 177mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Ball Publishing
Publisher: Ball Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Raymond A. Cloyd

Raymond Cloyd is associate professor, extension specialist in ornamental entomology/integrated pest management at Kansas State University. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars both in the USA and internationally.

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