Biopesticides - Pest Management and Regulation

ISBN: 9781845939779

Autores: A Bailey, D Chandler, W Grant, J Greaves, G Prince

Editora: CABI

Número de Páginas: 200

Idioma: Inglês

Data Edição: 2013

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Biological controls that utilize natural predation, parasitism or other natural mechanisms, is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. Chemical pesticide methods are becoming less readily available due to increasing resistance problems and the prohibition of some substances. This book addresses the challenges of insufficient information and imperfectly understood regulatory processes in using biopesticides. It takes an interdisciplinary approach providing internationally comparative analyses on the registration of biopesticides and debates future biopesticide practices.
1. Introduction
2. The Interdisciplinary Challenge
3. The Economics of Making the Switch in Technologies
4. Microbial Control Agents: The Broad Context
5. The Regulation of Biopesticides: an International Analysis
6. Policy Networks and Regulatory Innovation
7. Retail Governance
8. Conclusions: Pest Management: an Overview

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