Crop Protection and Management (Hardcover)

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By Sarah Lancaster (Editor)
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The science and practice of protecting crops from diseases, weeds and other vertebrate and invertebrate pests, is known as crop protection. There are various methods and approaches to plant protection. Pesticides are also widely used for crop protection. It includes insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. Biological pest control is a method of protecting pests by using other organisms. These include cover crops, beetle banks and trap crops. Barrier-based approaches such as bird netting and agrotextiles are also used. Several other techniques include bird scarers, genetic modification and plant breeding. Crop management aims to improve the growth, development as well as yield of crops. Crop management practices vary based on the type of crops. The biological characteristics of the crops are the main factors behind timing, combination and sequence of the practices used in its management. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts in the field of crop protection and management. The topics included herein are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. This book is a complete source of knowledge on the present status of this important field.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781647400606
ISBN-10: 1647400600
Publisher: Syrawood Publishing House
Publication Date: March 1st, 2022
Pages: 246
Language: English