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Main Title The future role of pesticides in US agriculture /
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 44969271
ISBN 0309065267; 9780309065269
Subjects Pesticides--United States. ; Agriculture. ; Etats-Unis d'Amérique. ; Landwirtschaft. ; Pestizid. ; USA. ; Etats-Unis d'Amâerique.
Internet Access
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National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  SB950.2.A1F88 2000 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/17/2015
EKAM  SB950.2.A1F88 2000 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 06/29/2021
ERAM  SB950.2.A1 F88 2000 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/23/2001
ESAM  SB950.2.A1F88 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/26/2001
Collation xx, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
History and content -- Benefits, costs, and contemporary use patterns -- Economic and regulatory changes and the future of pest management -- Technological and biological changes and the future of pest management -- Evaluation of pest-control strategies -- Conclusions and recommendations. "The Future Role of Pesticides in US Agriculture explores the role of chemical pesticides in the decade ahead and identifies the most promising opportunities for increasing the benefits and reducing the risks of pesticide use. The book recommends research and development, program, and policy initiatives for federal agriculture authorities and other stakeholders in the public and private sectors." "With a model and working examples, The Future Role of Pesticides in US Agriculture offers guidance on how to assess various pest control strategies available for management of pests on the farm, in forests, in the home, and in wildlands."--BOOK JACKET.