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Advances in Stored Product Protection

Advances in Stored Product Protection

Edited by P Credland, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, D Armitage, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK, C Bell, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK, P Cogan, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK, E Highley, Clarus Design, Canberra, Australia

July 2003 / Hardback / 1071 Pages / 9780851996912 £215.00 / €280.00 / $410.00
With 10% online discount: £193.50 / €252.00 / $369.00
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Main Description

The International Working Conference on Stored Product Protection, held every four years, is the premier world forum for the presentation of research results and reviews on the safe storage of durable foodstuffs, of which cereal grains, pulses and oilseeds make up the largest components. This book presents the proceedings of the 8th conference, held in York, UK, in July 2002. This book highlights work on the pests and diseases that may cause spoilage, adverse health effects and loss of the crop after harvest, and discusses new techniques for the safe, effective and environmentally friendly management of stored commodities. With nearly 200 keynote, oral and poster papers and contributions from leading experts from around the world, the contents cover the future of stored product protection and the impacts of global issues, food safety, chemical and physical control, and processing and applications.The volume will interest applied entomologists, plant pathologists, postharvest biologists, and agricultural engineers.

  • 1: The future of stored product protection: Impacts of gloabl issues
  • 2: Biology, detection and biological control
  • 3: Food safety
  • 4: Chemical and physical control
  • 5: Processing and applications
  • 6: Workshop reports
  • 6.1: Resistance to control measures
  • 6.2: Museum pests
  • 6.3: Intelligent automated grain management systems
  • 6.4: Alternatives to methyl bromide
  • 6.5: Trapping and spatial analysis for evaluating pest management practices in retail stores
  • 6.6: Biological control
  • 7: Author index
  • 8: Conference participants
"I recommend this book to all specialists working on problems of protection of stored food products as well as to all agricultural libraries."
Jerzy J Lipa, Journal of Plant Protection Research, 44 (2), 2004

"The editors on their part have done sterling work to turn this volume of information into a clearly structured Proceedings."

Clive Boase, International Pest Control

"If your interest is in more than just protectants and fumigants then this volume has lots of hidden delights...The book is a must for any library that wants to offer easy access to the latest developments in the protection of grain."

Rick Hodges, Pesticide Outlook, Oct 2003