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Crop Pests and Stored Grain Pests and their Management

Nekesah T. Wafullah

259 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Many professional pest control operators have a tendency to market chemical pesticide to farmers as a sure way of pest control. Chemical pesticides do little to help in the farm future profitability, sustainability and ecosystem. However, there are pest management methods that are less costly, Environmentally friendly and more sustainable. These pest management strategies when well used can promote the future growth of the farm and the image of the farm locally and globally, as discussed in this book. This book walks the audience through the different methods to safely and humanely control pest whether mammals, birds or insect. By focusing on the identification, quantification, specification of control possibilities and proper application and monitoring and evaluation of pest, this book help in avoiding mis-identification which equals to mis-management. The book provides a wholistic approach to crop pest control that will reserve the welfare of the laborers and the pest ecosystem.
Author Bio
A skilled agriculture expert with extensive knowledge in project management, agricultural energy, various forms of fertilizer, their production, marketing, application regimes and policies; business development management services; cross border fertilizer trade policies; product registration and efficacy trials and assessment; legume production and marketing aspects; food safety advocacy and policy issues; partnerships in businesses; youth, and women empowerment, and volunteerism. She is adept at project planning and strategic management as well as creating simple solutions to complex problems. As mentorship is one of her key areas, she has dedicated time to journey with high school and college students advocating for better performance in Agricultural sciences. She writes and edits agricultural books and loves watching movies, cooking, baking, networking, reading and dancing during her free time. She is also a food and fashion enthusiast. Nekesah holds an M Sc. Agricultural and Applied Economics degree from the University of Nairobi with a major in International Trade and Policy