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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE. David Pinniger. Archetype Publications Ltd, London, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 156 pp. with 132 ills. (96 col.). 25 x 18 cm. ISBN 9781909492226 In English.
Publisher's description: Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Heritage is a practical, color- illustrated, working handbook for the curator, conservator and all persons concerned with the management of collections. It is an essential guide to the recognition of insect, rodent and bird pests with advice on the practical steps required to prevent and control damage to collections. While presenting the latest information on the trapping and detection of pests, the author explains the advantages and disadvantages of physical and chemical control measures including concerns about the use of pesticides and their effects on staff and the environment. In addition he demonstrates that Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is not only a safer option but also a more cost-effective solution to the complex problems of pest control. This book offers comprehensive guidance for the treatment of any pest problem likely to be encountered in museums, archives and historic houses.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73,66
Worldwide Number: 165270
Paperbound $80.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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