Pests of the Garden and Small Farm : A Grower's Guide to Using Less Pesticide

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  • ISBN-13: 9780756752118
  • ISBN: 0756752116
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company


Flint, Mary Louise, Clark, Jack Kelly


Adapts scientifically based integrated pest mgmt. techniques to the needs of the home gardener & small-scale farmer. Featuring more than 250 color photos of pests & more than 100 B&W drawings & photos, the book enables you to identify pests quickly -- & to prevent, correct, or live with most common pest problems. Crop tables at the back describe major pests on 30 vegetable & fruit tree crops & refer you to specific pages for more detail. Relies primarily on alternatives such as biological control; resistant varieties; traps & barriers; less toxic pesticides such as soaps, oils, & microbials; changing planting, irrigation, or cultivating procedures; & other preventive measures.Flint, Mary Louise is the author of 'Pests of the Garden and Small Farm : A Grower's Guide to Using Less Pesticide', published 2001 under ISBN 9780756752118 and ISBN 0756752116.

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