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Urban pest management: an environmental perspective.

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This book, containing 15 chapters, aims to highlight approaches to urban pest (including mosquitoes and termites) prevention and control by the judicious use of pesticides. It discusses key strategies for minimizing pesticide use without compromising quality of pest control; foremost among these are strict adherence to the principles of integrated pest management, the adoption of novel technologies (such as use of growth regulators, baits, pheromones, natural products and encapsulated formulations) and enacting effective regulations.


Book Chapters

Introduction Introduction. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Insecticides as urban pollutants. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Emerging urban pests and vector-borne diseases in Brazil. Author(s): Campos, A. E. de C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 32) Mosquitoes: a consequential pest. Author(s): Dhang, P. Kunst, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) Environmentally sound bed bug management solutions. Author(s): Wang, C. L. Cooper, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 64) Digital governance in urban entomology: an innovative approach. Author(s): Duggal, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 83) Community integrated pest management with special reference to school environments. Author(s): Oi, F. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 97) Providing integrated pest management to multi-dwelling low-income housing. Author(s): Bryks, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 114) Liquid termiticides: their role in subterranean termite management. Author(s): Hu, X. P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 133) Sustainable termite management using an integrated pest management approach. Author(s): Forschler, B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 145) A stand-alone termite management technology in Australia. Author(s): Broadbent, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 156) Encapsulation: an effective environmentally friendly technology for delivery of insecticides and repellents. Author(s): Swietoslawski, J. Swietoslawski, P. Liszka, D. Gliniewicz, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 169) Pheromones: a resourceful tool in modern urban pest management. Author(s): VanRyckeghem, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 187) Insect baits and baiting: novel technology for managing urban pests with less insecticide. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 207) Present and future approaches to urban pest management: a global pesticide regulatory perspective. Author(s): Sweeney, K.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 237) Effective regulation in the practice of structural pest management. Author(s): Dwinell, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • 2410 Hen Belarmino Street, Bangkal, Makati City 1233, Philippines.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845938031
  • Record Number
  • 20113334975