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Les animaux utiles au jardin

Useful garden critters

A guide to biocontrol


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Intended for the general public, this guide provides an update on the various aspects of biological control considered from the specific viewpoint of the amateur gardener. Its aim is to give gardeners a great many practical tips to get the most out of their gardens. At the end of the book, readers will find a table listing problems and solutions, addresses (of suppliers of beneficial organisms, nesting boxes and shelters) and an index of the animals and plants mentioned.

Année de première publication : 2012 (La lutte biologique au jardin)


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Insectes et acariens des cultures maraîchères en milieu tropical humide

Insects and spidermites affecting vegetable crops in tropical humid regions

Identification, bio-ecology and agro-ecological management


P. Ryckewaert, B. Rhino

Edition 2017

Insects and spidermites do significant damage to vegetable crops in all tropical regions around the world. Today, agro-ecological crop protection methods such as biological control are recommended. This work, a veritable handbook, features 22 references describing the major groups of arthropods: pests and natural enemies (predators and parasitoids). The bio-ecology of these groups and the means at our disposal to control pests are detailed along with many photographs.


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Protection agro-ecologique des cultures

Agro-Ecological Crop Protection


J. Deguine, J. Aubertot, C. Gloanec, P. Laurent, A. Ratnadass

Edition 2016

Based on a presentation of agro-ecology principles and how they are applied to crop protection, this book analyses several full-scale participative experiments in a variety of contexts. It draws concrete recommendations from them for all temperate and tropical cropping systems, genuine keys in this sought-after agro-ecological transition.


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Our Bees in Danger

Our Bees in Danger


V. Albouy, Y. Le Conte

Edition 2014

What is the role of domestic and wild bees in the natural and farming environments? How do they live? What does bee-keeping mean today? What are the verifiable and verified facts of alarmist reports on the death of bees and how many are simply rumours or anecdotes? The authors answer these questions whilst taking stock of the reasons for bee mortality and possible solutions. This very readable book is targeting anyone sensitive to the crucial role of these incomparable pollinators and the repercussions on farming.


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Do All Mushrooms Wear Caps?

Do All Mushrooms Wear Caps?

Ninety keys to understanding mushrooms


F. Martin

Edition 2014

What mysteries and still unexplained resources do mushrooms hide? An original work that explains the complex functioning of mushrooms and unveils their surprising virtues, damage caused and their omnipresence in our everyday life. Mushrooms are in fact used in food processing and medicine and for agriculture and the environment.


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Controlling Mycotoxins: A Dual Health and Economic Issue

Controlling Mycotoxins: A Dual Health and Economic Issue


N. Zakhia-Rozis, S. Schorr-Galindo

Edition 2013

This issue addresses the problems of mycotoxins by presenting a few sectors (cereals, ground nuts, coffee, fish farming) that can suffer as a result of these contaminants. It analyses the effect of cultivation practices on the development of moulds that produce mycotoxins and the impact of post-harvest treatments. It takes stock of the analytical methods for determining mycotoxins in food products.


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Le mildiou du tournesol

Le mildiou du tournesol


D. Tourvieille de Labrouhe, E. Pilorgé, P. Nicolas, F. Vear

Edition 2010
This book, a collaborative effort by INRA and CETIOM, provides basic knowledge of the disease, its symptoms and control methods. It also presents recent research concerning the host and the parasite, both on whole plants and, more especially, using ...
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Les pucerons des plantes cultivées t1

Les pucerons des plantes cultivées t1

1. Arable Crops


F. Leclant

Edition 2010

This book focuses on aphid identification in arable crops. It provides dichotomous keys based on simple morphological traits, such as colour, pigmentation, shape and size, which are visible to the naked eye or with a magnifying glass (x10), and ...


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Les maladies de la tomate

Les maladies de la tomate

Identify, Understand and Control


D. Blancard, G. Marchoux, H. Laterrot, T. Candresse

Edition 2009

An outstanding compendium of knowledge on parasitic and non-parasitic diseases in tomatoes throughout the world. With excellent illustrations, the book makes diagnosis easy and recommends protection methods.


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Protection des cultures

Protection des cultures

From Agrochemistry to Agrecology


J. Deguine, P. Ferron, D. Russell

Edition 2008

This book traces the changes in concepts and in crop protection practices. It analyses the current phytosanitary situation, illustrates the limitations of agrochemical protection, and highlights the concept of agroecology.


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