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Title:
The standard pesticide user's guide
Author:
Bohmont, Bert L.
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Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiv, 557 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780130431684
Format :
Book

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Summary

This update of the 2000 edition adds material on new techniques and equipment, and further Web resources. Bohmont (emeritus, bioagricultural sciences and pest management, Colorado State U.) covers all bases in the war on pests (shown in living color on the text's inside back covers) including: envir


Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Pesticides
2 Pesticides and Environmental Considerations
3 Insects
4 Plant Disease Agents
5 Vertebrate Pests
6 Weeds
7 Integrated Pest Management
8 Pesticide Laws, Liability, and Recordkeeping
9 The Pesticide Label
10 Pesticide Safety
11 Pesticide Formulations and Adjuvants
12 Pesticide Application Equipment
13 Pesticide Equipment Calibration
14 Pesticide Calculations and Useful Formulas
15 Pesticide Transportation, Storage, Decontamination, and Disposal