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Crop protection in the developing world

Crop protection in the developing world

proceedings of an international symposium organised by the British Crop Protection Council and held at the Brighton Metropole Hotel on 21 November 1994

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Published by British Crop Protection Council in Farnham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Protection of -- Developing countries.,
  • Agricultural pests -- Control -- Developing countries.,
  • Farms, Small -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Robert Black and Anne Sweetmore.
    SeriesBCPC monograph -- no. 61.
    ContributionsBlack, Robert.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15570107M

    The intensification of crop production in the developing world began in earnest with the Green Revolution. Beginning in the s and expanding through the s, changes were seen in crop varieties and agricultural practices worldwide 3. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN

    CROP PROTECTION Global Benefits: By , agriculture will need to produce enough food to feed 9 billion people while battling increasingly difficult growing environments due to climate change. Crop protection will enable farmers to adapt to these new conditions and deliver benefits around the world. World Bank’s Financial and Private Sector Development (FPD) Vice Pres-idency. Working together with our World Bank regional colleagues, our team has assisted countries in developing sustainable agricultural insur-ance programs in more than 20 countries. Noteworthy examples are the weather-based crop insurance scheme in India, in which more File Size: 5MB.

    The Guide to Crop Protection provides information on the use of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides for control of weeds, plant diseases and insects. This publication is only a guide. Always refer to the product label for application details and precautions. USDA strives to sustain and enhance economical crop production by developing and transferring sound, research-derived, knowledge to agricultural producers that results in food and fiber crops that are safe for consumption. Crop Acreage and Yield Crop Acreage and Yields USDA produces charts and maps displaying crop yields, crop weather, micromaps, and crop acreage animations.


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