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This updated edition of the classic handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management (IPM) techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer. As with the second edition, the manual covers insects, mites, plant diseases, nematodes, and weeds using IPM methods that rely primarily on organically acceptable alternatives and make minimal use of broad-spectrum pesticides. 125 common pests are described in individual sections,...
WGBH Boston Video
In the Mandaras Mountains of northern Cameroon live the Mofu, an ancient tribe that shares its homes and crops with insects in a mutual balance of survival. But a terrible drought hits the region and a legion of termites invade their huts and granaries. To drive them out, the Mofu shaman calls for help from Jaglavak, a ferocious red army ant protected by a thick carapace and armed with pincers that cut, tear and slice through anything in its path....
4) Insect wars
IL: MG - BL: 6.6 - AR Pts: 1
Discusses several types of beneficial insects and how they are being raised by insectaries and purchased by farmers, theme park operators, and restaurant owners to protect food crops and decorative vegetation.