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|Main Title||Pest Control: An Assessment of Present and Alternative Technologies. Volume IV. Forest Pest Control.|
|CORP Author||National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Study on Problems of Pest Control.|
|Stock Number||PB-279 568|
|Additional Subjects||Forestry ; Pest control ; Assessments ; Forest land ; Land use ; Management ; Ecology ; Plant diseases ; Plant pathology ; Fungi ; Bacteria ; Viruses ; Nematoda ; Weed control ; Government policies ; National government ; State government ; Constraints ; Insects ; Conservation ; Trends ; Forest management|
In this volume, forest pest control policy is viewed as part of the broader policies of forest management principles and objectives. The text discusses the nature of forest pest problems involving the pathological stress of abiotic and biotic disease agents, insects, vertebrate pests, and weeds and other plant pests. The report also provides an overview of the legal procedures and cultural controls of contemporary practices, highlighting pest control strategies in specific management situations.