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Pests of Field Crops and Pastures

PT Bailey

This comprehensive handbook on economic entomology for Australian field crops and pastures is the first of its kind. It encompasses pests and beneficial insects as well as allied forms of importance in Australian agriculture.

Organised by commodities – such as cereals, sugar and tropical pasture legumes – it examines all the pest species for a particular commodity across Australia. Identification, distribution, damage, host range, biology, risk period and monitoring techniques are described for each entry, accompanied by useful illustrations. The book also describes introduced biological control agents that effectively control crop pests.

Pests of Field Crops and Pastures will be a useful tool in crop management for progressive farmers, agronomists, agricultural consultants and academics alike.

Covers all significant field crops, legumes and grasses in Australia

Colour illustrations 528 pages, 262 x 185 mm Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING 2007 Tables show the various product growth periods at which the insect is most active Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings

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