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    DescriptionThis new book is a working guide to help people recognise insect, rodent and bird pests and take practical steps to prevent and control damage to collections. It covers the many recent developments in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the heritage sector. The book includes new information on trapping and detection of pests and the advantages and disadvantages of physical and chemical control measures. The illustrations have been produced especially for this book and are some of the clearest pictures of museum insects yet published. The chapter on rodent and bird pests completes the comprehensive coverage of any pest problem likely to be encountered. The concerns over the use of pesticides on objects, staff and the environment and the options available are rationally discussed. Applying the principles of IPM, as described in this book, to museums, archives and historic houses is not only safer, but also more cost-effective.


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    Title
    Pest Management in Museums, Archives and Historic Houses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) D.B. Pinniger, By (author) Adrian Meyer, Illustrated by Annette Townsend
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 118
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781873132869
    ISBN 10: 1873132867
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: GM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    BISAC V2.8: ART025000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC E4L: LIB
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SCI043000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27340
    BIC subject category V2: GLP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC058000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 025.8
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 025.8
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    LC classification: AM141 .P56 2001
    Thema V1.0: GBC, AB
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    43ill.
    Publisher
    Archetype Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Archetype Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    03 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London