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RECORD NUMBER: 621 OF 1150
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Pest Control: An Assessment of Present and Alternative Technologies. Volume II. Corn/Soybeans Pest Control.|
|CORP Author||National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Study on Problems of Pest Control.|
|Stock Number||PB-279 566|
|Additional Subjects||Corn plants ; Soybean plants ; Pest control ; Assessments ; Benefit cost analysis ; Insect control ; Seeds ; Planting ; Weed control ; Insects ; Losses ; Herbicides ; Damage ; Cost comparison ; Toxicity ; Plant diseases ; Fungicides ; Policies ; Recommendations ; United States ;|
This study of current and prospective pest control strategies focuses on the problems involving commercial corn and soybean production for feed purposes. It examines current pest control practices, direct and indirect benefits and costs, and future implications of the current trends in pest control. A broad look at future prospects assumes considerable importance of corn and soybeans in view of world food shortages and shifts in U.S. farm policy.