Designed to be regularly consulted for immediate and precise information, this two-volume set details the prophylactic aspects of pest management, including forecasting, conservation, modeling, monitoring, and scouting. More than 300 international authorities address a wide spectrum of concepts, methodologies, strategies, solutions, questions, and dilemmas. Packed with drawings, tables, and photographs, this resource explores effective, economical, and environmentally compatible pest management systems; discusses recent pesticide and biocide laws and regulations; and examines the human health impact and cost of pesticide use.