Get the growers’ guide to biological crop protection

Knowing and recognizing – The growers’ guide to biological crop protection – now revised, expanded, and illustrated to give you a comprehensive overview of the most prevalent pests and diseases and ways of controlling them.

Knowing and recognizing does exactly what it implies. It empowers you with knowledge about the pest’s lifecycle and its many phases, as well as giving you the ability to recognize the pest or disease you are up against by means of detailed illustrations and close-up photographs. The knowledge gained will equip you to find the best sustainable solutions.

First published 25 years ago and revised in 2003, the latest edition comprises 443 pages, 700 photographs, and dozens of illustrations of the most prevalent pests, diseases and their natural enemies.

This book provides the reader with the necessary information to understand the interaction between pests, diseases and their natural enemies. It explains how they spread in the crop, the damage they can cause, and specific behavioural characteristics. 
   

Koppert - A knowledge company

The use of biological control is not a simple process, it has become a complex system in which many aspects need to be considered. The need for knowledge has been recognized by Koppert Biological Systems for over 50 years.

Recent scientific discoveries concerning beneficial microorganisms have led to new practical solutions for growers. This updated edition of Knowing and recognizing also includes new biopesticides and biostimulants that increase the plant’s resilience to stress and help the plant to grow better and remain healthier.

Koppert believes that sharing this knowledge can play an important role towards achieving 100% sustainable horticulture and agriculture, while working in partnership with nature.