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The popularity of organic gardening just keeps growing, as more and more people worry about our earth's delicate ecosystems and choose to forgo chemicals. Plus, these lucky gardeners get to enjoy delicious fresh produce from their own backyard Going the natural route is easy with "Organic Gardening Techniques," which provides eco-conscious gardeners with practical advice on cultivating fruit, vegetables, herbs, and other plants. It covers all the essentials: selecting the right tools, propagation, crop rotation, training greenhouse crops, watering, weed and pest control, even attracting wildlife. Packed with information, this is a thorough reference for every organic gardener.
This book is the best-ever practical guide to the identification and biology of beneficial organisms that control pests. Growers, pest control advisers, landscape professionals, home gardeners, pest management teachers and students, and anyone fascinated by natural enemies and their prey will want this book to find, identify, and use natural enemies to control pests in almost any agricultural crop, garden, or landscape. The "Natural Enemies Handbook" is superbly illustrated with 180 high-quality color photographs and 140 expertly rendered drawings, showing hundreds of predators, parasites, and pathogens that attack pest insects, mites, nematodes, plant pathogens, and weeds. The handy Quick Guide allows readers to locate natural enemies that they are likely to find on almost any crop or in the garden and landscape. They can then go to the main text for clear, detailed information. Natural enemies are organisms that kill, decrease the reproductive potential, or otherwise reduce the numbers of other organisms. Biological control is the practical use of natural enemies to manage pests. Living natural enemies are the agents of biological control. Virtually every pest has natural enemies that reduce its populations under certain circumstances. The book features chapters on biological control of plant pathogens, nematodes, and weeds as well as individual chapters on parasites, predators, and pathogens of arthropods. References, suppliers, and a comprehensive index make this an indispensable source book. The up-to-date review of applied biological control literature will appeal to scholars.
All Natural, "DEET Free" Repels Mosquitoes, Ticks, Gnats, Fleas, & Blackflies. Safe on Kids Sweatproof and Waterproof Pleasant Neutral Scent Up to 8 Hour Protection Bite Blocker s proven effective Insect Repellent now in a highly effective waterproof formulation tough enough for extreme environments and safe for the entire family. This Xtreme botanical formula provides protection from bites for up to 8 hours against mosquitoes, black flies and more than 2 hours for ticks. See our website for efficacy studies proving Bite Blocker is as effective as low concentrations of commercial DEET formulations and is non-flammable and won t harm plastic and nylon products.
Flies are dangerous! In addition to being carriers of filth; flies aid in the transmission of over 65 harmful human diseases; including typhoid fever; dysentery; anthrax and tuberculosis. Now you can live fly-free with the amazing Flies be Gone trap. Used outdoors; Flies be Gone provides a strategically effective perimeter defense over up to half an acre. In high demand by pest control professionals; it is now used extensively on horse ranches; zoos; and near restaurants. Since Flies be Gone is non toxic; it is perfect for protection where children and animals are present. Only the size of a football; each trap catches up to 20;000 flies. Easy to use; it is disposable and requires no maintenance. Each unit comes complete with protein based natural fly food Ultra Biomass; exclusive only to Flies Be Gone. Ultra Biomass is effective for up to four weeks; unlike short life synthetic baits used in many other traps. covering an area about half the size of a football field. 75FT radius. Attracts and traps up to 20;000 flies. Add a quart of water to the included food bait and hang in direct sunlight 25-30ft away from the area you want to protect. You'll be amazed at the results. Simply throw away when full!