Download e-book for kindle: Molluscs as crop pests by Gary M Barker

Download e-book for kindle: Molluscs as crop pests by Gary M Barker

By Gary M Barker

Mollusc species at present represent a huge risk to sustainable agriculture. This risk is linked to cultivation of latest plants, intensification of agricultural construction structures and the unfold via human exchange and commute of species tailored to those changed environments. In a few vegetation, their importance is simply now changing into obvious with the decline within the value of different pest teams that are successfully managed. The booklet makes a speciality of: toxicology of chemical substances, deployment of molluscicides in baits, particular crop occasions world wide, present pest prestige of mollusc species and growth in the direction of improvement of strategies.

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1977) Role of integument in molluscs. L. J. (eds) Transport of Ions and Water in Animals. Academic Press, London, pp. 735–762. T. (1975) Poisoning of dogs with metaldehyde in snail and slug poison bait. Californian Veterinarian 29, 24–25. Mallet, C. and Bougaran, H. (1971) Action molluscicides de divers carbamates. In: XXième Symposium International de Phytopharmacie et de Phytiatrie, Vol. 12, pp. 207–215. Manna, B. C. (1972) Histo-pathological changes in the gut of Achatina fulica caused by endrin, a molluscicide.

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Triebskorn 20 use of copper and other metal salts as dusts or sprays has been largely superseded. Metaldehyde has also been applied in emulsified form as a spray, if its introduction into an overhead irrigation system can be so regarded. Howitt (1961) reduced damage to cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata Linnaeus; Gramineae)/clover (Trifolium repens Linnaeus; Fabaceae) pasture in the western USA in this way, although it is not clear whether the molluscicide was toxic by contact or after ingestion of treated foliage.

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