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Crop Protection Compendium Online from CABI

Crop Protection Compendium is a time-saving, encyclopedic, mixed-media tool that draws together scientific information on all aspects of crop protection. It features extensive global coverage of pests, diseases, weeds and their natural enemies, the crops that are their hosts, and the countries in which they occur.

Vital stats

  •   Over 3700 detailed datasheets on crop pests, diseases, weeds, invasive plants and natural enemies, prepared by experts and independently verified    
  • More than 200 detailed crop datasheets
  • Information on an additional 20,000 species
  • Over 8000 pictures to allow for easy identification and teaching
  • More than 169,000 bibliographic records from our CAB Abstracts database updated weekly
  • Full text of over 8600 important journal and conference articles
  • Interactive glossary with more than 9000 terms, some multilingual, including information on pesticides and biopesticides
  • An extensive library of documents, some specially commissioned on various aspects of crop protection, including texts on invasive plants, horticulture, economic impact, postharvest issues and safe movement of germplasm

Unique features

  • Extensive global coverage of crops, pests and natural enemies in a single resource with fast and easy navigation between text, images, maps and databases
  • Up-to-date information on the latest literature on the spread, detection and control of pests and diseases
  • Report generator to enable key information to be rapidly edited and disseminated
  • Maps of species distribution
  • Pest distribution data from the EPPO (European Plant Protection Organization) PQR database, CABI/EPPO maps, IPPC (International Plant Protection Convention) Official Pest Reports and other sources

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September 13, 2010


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