Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Scientific Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, V. 3) [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 182.00  
 
 
Item Number 223981  
Buy New $182.00
Quantity:
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Scientific Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, V. 3) by Paolo Palladino...

This study is facilitated by following economic entomologists' and ecologists' changing ideas about different pest control strategies, chiefly 'chemical', 'biological', and 'integrated' control. The author then follows the efforts of one specific group of entomologists, at the University of California, over three generations from their advocacy of 'biological' controls in the 1930s and 40s, through their shifting attention to the development of an 'integrated pest management' in the context of 'big biology' during the 1970s.
Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture examines the vastly expanded governmental funding of scientific research and technological development for the institutional and intellectual organization of life sciences in the twentieth century. It studies the history of natural historical investigations of insects in the light of the growing institutional organisation of the agricultural sciences in the United States and Canada, exploring how this context has shaped the emergenc



Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!

Item Specifications...


Pages   201
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.06" Width: 5.91" Height: 0.63"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 1996
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  3718659077  
ISBN13  9783718659074  


Availability  105 units.
Availability accurate as of Mar 30, 2017 08:45.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


More About Paolo Palladino


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > History
2Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Sociology > General
3Books > Subjects > Outdoors & Nature > Environment > Ecology
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Entomology
5Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Entomology
6Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Zoology > Invertebrates
7Books > Subjects > Science > General
8Books > Subjects > Science > History & Philosophy > History of Science



Reviews - What do customers think about Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Scientific Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, V. 3)?

Be the first to write a review about Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Scientific Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, V. 3)



Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Scientific Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, V. 3)


Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :



Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!



Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter


Resources
Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
Corporate
About Us
Contact Us
Policies
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy