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Organic Centre Wales Technical Note 3: Biology and Management of Soil pests

Anon (2005) Organic Centre Wales Technical Note 3: Biology and Management of Soil pests. Organic Centre Wales .

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The majority of crops grown in the UK are host to single or multiple insect pests that feed on the growing plant at some stage of their life cycle. Insect pest is not strictly correct terminology because the pests come from a wide range of families or groups, from Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (true flies), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), Molluscs (slugs and snails) and Nematodes. This technical sheet lists major and minor pests, provides a simple key for identifying soil pests, lists requirements for effective cultural control of pests and lists sources of further information.

EPrint Type:Other
Keywords:pests, biology, management, control
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Production systems
Research affiliation: UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)
Deposited By: Powell, Ms Jane
ID Code:10806
Deposited On:19 Jun 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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