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Published in Journal of Economic Entomology, 98(4), p. 1420. 2005. Copyright 2005 Entomological Society of America. Used by permission.


Integrated Pest Management in the Global Arena is a large book with 39 chapters and >500 pages of text. Despite the wide range of topics and numerous contributing authors, the book is consistently well written and worth reading in its entirety or by selectively choosing particular topics. The book should be a welcome reference for researchers and extension personnel across disciplines as well as for policy makers in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations working to promote integrated pest management (IPM) and sustainable agriculture. The reader can select any chapter and find a relevant discussion of IPM. As someone who teaches an IPM class, I found several new ideas and novel presentations of concepts that I will include in my class.

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