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Forestry Pesticide Aerial Spraying

Forestry Pesticide Aerial Spraying Author J.J. Picot
ISBN-10 9789401156349
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 215
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Introduced to the technical aspects of forestry aerial spraying in the mid-1970's, we were immediately impressed by the complexity of the process of delivering pesticide to foliage. At that time, there was a vigorous public debate in New Brunswick about the ecological and public h~alth impacts of the annual spray program for the control of defoliation of spruce and fir trees by the spruce budworm. The forest industry is important to the province and changes to the established procedures of budworm control could have major economic implications. A rational debate required reliable information about the mechanics of the spraying process. There was a need to supply missing information as to required pesticide application rates, atomizer performance, off-target drift and deposit, and the effects of weather and aircraft operating factors. We were invited to initiate a research program in this domain by New Brunswick forest management officials, and what follows in this book is a logical and quantitative description of the overall process based on our own research and that of others over the intervening years. After a short introduction to aerial spraying, we begin (Chapter 2) by describing forest stands in terms of their interaction with suspended atmospheric particulate material carried along by the wind and susceptible to deposition on foliage. We introduce foliage simulators and their use in measuring the deposit of sprayed pesticide on foliage, the "biological interface" between pest and pesticide.



Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management Author David Wainhouse
ISBN-10 9780198505648
Release 2005
Pages 228
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Throughout the world, there is a need to manage pests in both semi-natural and plantation forests. The sustainable management and control of forest pests depends on the development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programmes. A central theme of this book is an examination of the ecological context of the major components of IPM and how and when to apply them in the management of forest pests. The book focuses predominantly on insect pests, but many examples relate to fungal pathogens, some of which are vectored by forest insects. While most examples are from temperate regions, the critical analysis of IPM is relevant to forests world-wide. The book is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students of applied entomology and ecology, forestry, agro-forestry, conservation biology and environmental sciences. It will also be of value to managers of IPM programmes in agriculture as well as forestry.



Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology

Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology Author Lawrence A. Lacey
ISBN-10 1402059310
Release 2007-10-04
Pages 868
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This updated manual is designed to provide background and instruction on a broad spectrum of techniques and their use in the evaluation of entomopathogens in the field. The second edition provides updated information and includes two additional chapters and 12 new contributors. The Field Manual will provide researchers and IPM practitioners with techniques and practical guidance for the study and optimal use of MCAs in a variety of settings.



Endocrine Disrupters

Endocrine Disrupters Author Polyxeni Nicolopoulou-Stamati
ISBN-10 9789401597692
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 377
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During recent decades, millions of tonnes of man-made chemicals have been produced and released into the environment, with very little safety testing. Many of these chemical substances have been found to interfere with the endocrine system and modulate its function. This book not only overviews the effects of endocrine/disrupting substances on human health, but also addresses the regulatory problems from the point of view of international organisations, including the WHO, the EU, and the European Chlorine Industry. This volume contains the proceedings of a workshop held at the International Hippocrates Foundation on Kos Island, Greece, in September 1999. The workshop was part of the activities of the ASPIS project, which aims at raising awareness of environmental health impacts among multidisciplinary groups. The contributions to this volume are the result of the interaction of participants at the workshop. As such, it addresses the issue of endocrine disrupters from many different points of view and allows the subject to be approached by a multidisciplinary readership, including: decision makers, medical doctors, environmental experts, post/and undergraduate students, lawyers, engineers, and journalists.



Quarterly Journal of Forestry

Quarterly Journal of Forestry Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951P00639241O
Release 1997
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Vol. 1 includes the Transactions of the Irish Forestry Society.



BPR

BPR Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105117254784
Release 1997
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International Books in Print

International Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046822667
Release 1994
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Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author Rose Arny
ISBN-10 UOM:39015038913821
Release 1997-06
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Whitaker s Books in Print

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015043806101
Release 1998
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Optimising Pesticide Use

Optimising Pesticide Use Author Michael Wilson
ISBN-10 9780470871782
Release 2004-01-09
Pages 222
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Optimising Pesticide Use brings together the wide range of scientific disciplines necessary to ensure best practice through monitoring what is used and improving how it is formulated and applied. The book provides: An in-depth exploration of pesticide optimisation from the view point of industry and research scientist A case study on the development of a new range of active chemistries from bacteria A discussion of complementary pest control methods This text will provide essential information to workers in the pesticide industry and regulatory community who need to be aware of current thinking and advancements in the optimal use of pesticidal compounds and systems, as well as environmental organisations and aid development organisations.



Application technology for crop protection

Application technology for crop protection Author G. A. Matthews
ISBN-10 WISC:89049491186
Release 1993-08-01
Pages 359
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Contributors Part I: General Issues 1. Application Technology for Crop Protection: An Introduction, E.C. Hislop 2. Safety Aspects and Legislation Trends, Hans Pfalzer 3. Droplet Production, Arthur H. Lefebvre Part II: Methods of Assessment 4. Methods for Measuring Spray Droplet Sizes, C.S. Parkin 5. Spray Tracing Techniques, B.K. Cooke and E.C. Hislop 6. Spray Drift and its Measurement, P.C.H Miller 7. Operator Exposure to Pesticides, Graham Chester Part III: Application Techniques 8. Application to Field Crops: manually Carried Equipment, G.A. Matthews 9. Large-scale Ground-based Application Techniques, T.H. Robinson 10. Application to Plantation Crops, Franklin R. Hall 11. Aerial Application to Ground Crops, A. Lavers 12. Aerial Application to Forests, John W. Barry 13. Glasshose Treatment, R.K. Lindquist et al 14. Adjuvants in Spray Formulation in Relation to Foliar Application of Herbicides, Paul N.P. Chow 15. Isecticide Application in Stores, G.A. Matthews 16. Chemigation, Clyde C. Dowler 17. Seed Treatment, P.B. Clayton



Brinkman s cumulatieve catalogus van boeken

Brinkman s cumulatieve catalogus van boeken Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B5157094
Release 1997
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Entomopathogenic Bacteria from Laboratory to Field Application

Entomopathogenic Bacteria  from Laboratory to Field Application Author J.F. Charles
ISBN-10 9789401714297
Release 2013-11-11
Pages 524
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Entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis and B. sphaericus) are increasingly used as biopesticides to control larval insect populations which are either agricultural or forestry pests and to reduce those which as adults are vectors of severe human diseases. This new book, the first since 1993 to address all aspects of entomopathogenic bacteria, provides undergraduate and graduate students as well as research scientists with a complete, modern view of this important group of bacteria. The authors, chosen for their sustained contributions to the field, cover both fundamental and applied research in this area. The main topics include bacterial ecology and taxonomy, toxin diversity, activity and mode of action, regulation and environment of the genes, safety and ecotoxicology, production and field application of the bacteria, and outbreaks of resistant populations. The book concludes with the most recent data obtained on transgenic biotechnology and addresses environmental impact issues.



Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds Author
ISBN-10 0080464920
Release 2006-09-25
Pages 514
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This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions concerning the methodology used for the detection of active principles, their mode of action and commercial prospects are of utmost importance and worthy of note. Focuses on recent achievements in natural bio-actives Global coverage of natural products / plants Targets the most important issues of natural botanicals/ biocides Includes innovative ideas with lucid explanations Contains specialized chapters, such as, natural control of multi-drug resistant organisms, anti-salmonella agents, natural house-dust-mite control agents, and naturally occurring anti-insect proteins, etc. Covers research on bioactives: From Lab to Field and Field to Market Includes eco-friendly and economically viable herbal technology



Wildland Fires and Air Pollution

Wildland Fires and Air Pollution Author Andrzej Bytnerowicz
ISBN-10 9780080556093
Release 2009
Pages 638
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"Wildland fires are one of the most devastating and terrifying forces of nature. While their effects are mostly destructive they also help with regeneration of forests and other ecosystems. Low-intensity fires clear accumulating biomass reducing risk of catastrophic crown fires and can be used as an effective management tool. This book presents current understanding of wildland fires and air quality as well as their effects on human health, forests and other ecosystems. In the first section of the book the basics of wildland fires and resulting emissions are presented from the perspective of changing global climate, air quality impairment and effects on environment and human health and security. In the second section, effects of wildland fires on air quality, visibility and human health in various regions of the Earth are discussed. The third section of the book deals with complex issues of the ecological impacts of fire and air pollution in forests and chaparral in North America. --



Mountain Meteorology

Mountain Meteorology Author C. David Whiteman
ISBN-10 0198030444
Release 2000-06-01
Pages 376
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Mountain Meteorology: Fundamentals and Applications offers first an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of mountain meteorology, then goes on to discuss their application in natural resources management. It includes over two hundred beautiful, full-color photographs, figures, and diagrams, as well as observable indicators of atmospheric processes--such as winds, temperature, and clouds--to facilitate the recognition of weather systems and events for a variety of readers. It is ideal for those who spend time in or near mountains and whose daily activities are affected by weather. As a comprehensive work filled with diverse examples and colorful illustrations, it is essential for professionals, scholars, and students of meteorology.



Industrial Sprays and Atomization

Industrial Sprays and Atomization Author Ghasem G. Nasr
ISBN-10 9781447138167
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 501
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An extensive critical compilation of the wide range of manufacturing processes that involve the application of spray technology, this book covers design of atomizers as well as the performance of plant and their corresponding spray systems. The needs of practising engineers from different disciplines: project managers, and works, maintenance and design engineers are catered for. Of interest to researchers in the field of liquid sprays, the book includes outlines of the contemporary and possible future research and challenges in the different fields of application and deals with: • sprays and their production; • sprays in industrial production processes; • processes involving vaporisation and cooling or cleaning of gases; • spray-surface impact processes; • fuel sprays for fixed plant; • spraying of hot surfaces for steel making and other metals; • spraying of molten metals. Guidance is given for the analysis and interpretation of experimental data obtained using different measurement techniques.