John H. Perkins

(* = peer reviewed, + = requested by editor or agency)

*1.            1969            Morphogenesis in Schizophyllum commune I. Effects of White Light. Plant Physiology 44:1706-1711.

*2.            1969            (with S. A. Gordon) Morphogenesis in Schizophyllum commune II. Effects of Monochromatic Light.  Plant Physiology 44:1712-1716.

*3.            1970            (with J. R. Raper) Morphogenesis in Schizophyllum commune III. A Mutation that Blocks Initiation of Fruiting. Molecular and General Genetics 106:151-154.

*4.            1975            (National Academy of Sciences) Contemporary Pest Control Practices and Prospects.  Volume 1.  Washington, D.C. National Academy of Sciences.  506 pages.

5.            1976            Insect Control after the Introduction of DDT, the Development of the Sterile-Male Technique.  (Abstract) Proceedings of the Tenth Duquesne University History Forum, October.

*6.            1977            The Role of Historical Inquiry in Environmental Education. Journal of Environmental Education 8(3):54-59.

7.            1977            Insecticides and the Environment:  Turmoil and Conflict in U.S. Applied Entomology, 1950-1965.  (Abstract) Proceedings of the XVth International Congress for the History of Science, August.

*8.            1977            (National Academy of Sciences) Pest Control, in Supporting papers: World food and Nutrition Study, Volume 1.  Washington, D.C. National Academy of Sciences.  Pages 75-138.

*9.            1977            Reshaping Technology in Wartime:  The Effect of Military Goals on Entomological Research and Insect-Control Practices.  Technology and Culture 19(2):169-186.

+10.            1978            Edward Fred Knipling’s Sterile-Male Technique for Control of the Screwworm Fly. Environmental review No. 5:19-37.

+11.            1979            Strategies for Pest Control:  The NAS Report, Proceedings and Minutes, Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Research Institute, pages 105-121.

12.            1980            (Editor, with David Pimentel) Pest ControlCultural and

Environmental Aspects, AAAS Selected Symposium No. 43 (Boulder,

13.            1980            (with David Pimentel) Society and Pest Control, in Pest Control: Cultural and Environmental Aspects, pages 1-21.

14.            1980            The Quest for Innovation in Agricultural Entomology, 1945-1978, in Pest Control:  Cultural and Environmental Aspects, pages 23-80.

15.            1980            Boll Weevil Eradication.  Science 207 (7 March 1980):  1044-1050.

*16.            1980            (with John P. Giere and Keith M. Johnson) A Closer Look at No-Till Farming, Environment 22 (July/August, 1980):14-20, 37-41.

PUBLICATIONS: John H. Perkins (continued)

*17.            1982            Insects, Experts, and the Insecticide Crisis: The Quest for New Pest Management Strategies (New York:  Plenum Press), 304 pp.

+18.            1983            Insects, Food, and Hunger:  The Paradox of Plenty for U.S. Entomology, 1920-1970, Environmental Review 7(1):71-96.

+19.            1983            Edward Fred Knipling and the Remaking of the Insect World, Current Issues in Environmental Education and Environmental Studies 8, pp. 135-144.

*20.            1983            The Boll Weevil in North America:  Scientific Conflict over Management of Environmental Resources, Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, 10:217-245.

21.            1984            Historical Perspectives on Culture and Technology:  Insights from the History of Science and Technology, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the National Association of Environmental Education, pp. 15-19.

+22.            1985            Insects, Food, and Hunger:  The Paradox of Plenty for U.S. Entomology, 1920-1970, in Kendall E. Bailes, ed., Environmental History, Critical Issues in Comparative Perspective (Lanham, M.D., University Press of America) pp. 619-657.  (Republication of No. 18).

+23.            1985            Naturally Occurring Pesticides and the Pesticide Crisis, 1945-1980, in N. Bhushan Mandava, ed., CRC Handbook of Naturally Occurring Pesticides:  Methods, Vol. 1, Theory, Practice, and Decision (Boca Raton, Florida:  CRC Press), pp. 247-325. (Revised version of Publication No. 14).

24.            1986            (Editor) International Aspects of Environmental Education, North American Association for Environmental Education, Troy, Ohio.

+25.            1986            Quality Education, Agriculture and Rural Development, in Thomas T. Williams, ed., Human Resources Development in Rural America–Myth or Reality (Tuskegee, Alabama: Tuskegee University), pp. 74-81.

+26.            1987            Silent Spring:  The Implications for Third World Development, in Desh Bandhu and G. Berberet, eds.  Environmental Education for Conservation and Development (New Delhi: Indian Environmental Society), pp. 191-201

+27.            1989            Eradication: Scientific and Social Questions, in D. L. Dahlsten, R. Garcia, and H. Lorraine, ed., Eradication of Exotic Pets: An Evaluation with Selected Case Histories (New Haven: Yale University Press), Chapter 2, pp. 16-40

+28.            1989            The Future History of Biotechnology: A Commentary, in Proceedings of a Conference on Biotechnology, Biological Pesticides and Novel Plant-Pest Resistance for Insect Pest Management, D. W. Roberts and R. R. Granados, eds., Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, NY, July 18-20, 1988, pp. 168-175

PUBLICATIONS: John H. Perkins (Continued)

*29.            1990            The Rockefeller Foundation and the Green Revolution, 1941-1956, Agriculture and Human Values, Vol. VII, Numbers 3 and 4, Summer-Fall, pp. 6-18

*+30.            1993            (with Nordica Holochuck) Pesticides: Historical Changes Demand Ethical Choices, in David Pimentel and Hugh Lehman, eds., The Pesticide Question (New York: Chapman & Hall), Chapter 16, pp. 390-417

31.            1993            (with seven others) The Uses of Pesticides in Thurston County, Washington, Working Paper 93-1, Master’s Program of             Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, 115 pp.

32.            1993            (with eighteen others) Two Steps Backward, One Step Forward: Cuba’s Nationwide Experiment with Organic Agriculture (San Francisco: Global Exchange), 67 pp.

+33.            1993            Cuba, Mexico, and India: Technical and Social Changes in Agriculture during Political Economic Crisis, Agriculture and Human Values 10(3) (Summer): 75-90

34.            1994            (with Hugo Flores, Barbara Patterson, Veronica Schmitt, and Darius Sivin), The Lessons from Phosdrin Poisoning in Washington State, Working Paper 94-1, Master’s Program in Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, 49 pp.

*35.            1995            (with Jennifer Grathwol Thomas), Washington Wetlands: The Oliver Twist of Environmental Policy, illahee 11 (3&4,  Fall-Winter): 164-174.

+36.            1997            (with Barbara R. Patterson), Pests, Pesticides, and the Environment, in David Pimentel, ed., Techniques for Reducing Pesticide Use (Chichester, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.)

*37.            1997            Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, (New York: Oxford University Press), 337 pp.

*38.            1997            (with Ralph Murphy, Meredith Savage, Lou Ellyn Jones, and Ron Pratt), Forging the Links: The Report of a Policy Study on Created Wetlands for the Washington State Department of Transportation (Olympia: Washington State Department of Transportation, January, 1997), Report WA-RD 433.1, 183 pp.

+39.            1998            (with Carl E. Camenzind, MBA, Pamala M. Meacham, Michael D. Menefee, and Harald M. Mezger), Pesticide Sensitivity and the Protection of Public Health, A Report to the Washington State Department of Agriculture, Working Paper 98-1, Graduate Program in Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, 68 pp. plus appendices.

+40.            1999            (with Richard Garcia).  Social and Economic Factors Affecting Research and Implementation of Biological Control, in T. W. Fisher, ed., Handbook of Biological Control (Boca Raton: Academic Press), pp. 993-1009.

41.            1999 – 2008 “Editorial” in each issue of Environmental Practice (4 per year; 42 total)

42.            1999 – 2008 Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Practice, a peer-reviewed journal published by Oxford University Press, then Cambridge University Press, for the National Association of Environmental Professionals

+43.            2008            (With Rachael Jameson), History, Ethics, and Intensification in Agriculture, in Paul B. Thompson, ed., The Ethics of Instensification: Agricultural Development and Cultural Change (Berlin: Springer Science + Business Media), Chapter 3, pp. 59 – 83.

+44.            2009            Integrated Pest Management, Biomass Fuels, and a New Green Revolution, in Rajinder Peshin and Ashok K. Dhawan, Integrated Pest Management: Dissemination and Impact (Berlin: Springer Science + Business Media), Chapter 20, pp. 581 – 607.

+45.            2009. (With Rachael Jameson), History and the Transition to Organic Agriculture, in Steven R. Gliesmann and Martha Rosemeyer, Eds., The Conversion to Sustainable Agriculture: Principles, Processes, and Practices (Boca Raton: CRC Press).


John H Perkins, PhD
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