Pests and pesticides in Pakistan
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Pests and pesticides in Pakistan by Ali Asghar Hashmi

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Published by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council in Islamabad .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Agricultural pests -- Pakistan.,
  • Pesticides.,
  • Agricultural pests -- Control -- Pakistan.,
  • Plant diseases -- Pakistan.,
  • Pesticides -- Pakistan.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232).

StatementAli Asghar Hashmi and Ken A. Hasall.
ContributionsHassall, Kenneth A.
LC ClassificationsSB605.P18 H37 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2013614M
ISBN 109694090628
LC Control Number90931565

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Aims & Objectives of Directorate General Pest Warning & Quality Control of Pesticides, Punjab; Political Map of Pakistan; Bacterial Leaf Blight; Management of Mealybug on Cotton and other crops; Wheat Weeds and Control; Management of Mango Fruit Fly; Insect Pests & Diseases of Citrus & their Control.   As a result, consumption of pesticides in Pakistan has increased from tones in to 14, tunes in tones in worth about billion rupees (Ahmad et al, ). Unfortunately, the widespread use of pesticides has resulted in complicating pests’ problems. The projects completed by the Directorate General Pest Warning & Quality Control of Pesticides are as follows: on going. completed. Research Activities. The following activities are being carried out by the research officers of this office: Different Departmental trials related to efficacy / Comparative Efficiency;.   The contributors discuss pesticide production, distribution, and use; the problems caused by pests and pesticides; and the role of integrated pest management in minimizing these problems. describes research at the international and regional level, and addresses individual farmers' pesticide usage, their perceptions of pests and pesticides, and the relationship of the farmers' practices and.

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