Pest and Vector Management in the Tropics: With Particular Reference to Insects, Ticks, Mites, and Snails
Overview of pest and vector problems in the tropics; Concepts of pests and vectors and their management; Role of insecticides in integrated pest and vector management; Sampling methods for pest and vector management; Quantitative procedures after sampling; Management of plant pest; Management of vectors; Relationships between development programmes and health; Socio-economic considerations in the management of tropicl pests and disease vectors; Training and policies of pest and vector management.
Overview of pest and vector problems in the tropics
Concepts of pests and vectors and their management
Role of insecticides in integrated pest and vector management
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