Advisory Work in Crop Pest and Disease Management

Advisory work, by its very nature, is an intermediary between the re­ search worker and those who apply the results of his research. The challenge of advisory work is to devise means of and find pathways for transmitting research results to the user, overcome the reluctance of the latter to change,...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Palti, Josef (Editor), Ausher, Reuben (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1986, 1986
Edition:1st ed. 1986
Series:Crop Protection Monographs
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Its Place in the General Scheme of Farming and of Farm Advice
  • 1.3 Basic Knowledge and Current Information for the Crop Protection Adviser
  • 1.4 Farmers’ Perceptions of Pest and Disease Control
  • 2 Advice for Pest and Disease Control: Tasks and Tools
  • 2.1 The Range of Crop Protection Advice Is Extremely Wide
  • 2.2 Detection and Diagnosis of Crop Disorders and of Pest and Disease Occurrence
  • 2.3 Crop Value, Economic Damage Thresholds, and Treatment Thresholds
  • 2.4 Pest and Disease Monitoring and Management
  • 2.5 Pesticide Application: Technique and Efficiency
  • 2.6 The Crop Protection Adviser
  • 3 How Crop Protection Advice Is Given in Various Countries: a Diversity of Objectives and Approaches
  • 3.1 Crop Protection: The Role of the Agricult