Introduction to Insect Pest Management

Written By Robert L. Metcalf
Introduction to Insect Pest Management
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 July 1994
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
  • Pages : 672 pages
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Download or read book entitled Introduction to Insect Pest Management by author: Robert L. Metcalf which was release on 04 July 1994 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 672 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Contributed papers by experts in the field detail how to put integrated pest management to work. Presents the philosophy and practice, ecological and economic background as well as strategies and techniques including not only the use of chemical pesticides but also biological, genetic and cultural methods to manage the harm done by insect pests. Covers such key crops as cotton, corn, apples and forage. This edition reports important advances of the last decade including an increased environmental and ecological awareness and a trend toward lower chemical pesticide use.

Introduction to Insect Pest Management

Introduction to Insect Pest Management
  • Author : Robert L. Metcalf,William H. Luckmann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1994-07-04
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Contributed papers by experts in the field detail how to put integrated pest management to work. Presents the philosophy and practice, ecological and economic background as well as strategies and techniques including not only the use of chemical pesticides but also biological, genetic and cultural methods to manage the harm ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : D. P. Abrol,Uma Shankar
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Providing a critical evaluation of the management strategies involved in ecologically-based pest management, this book presents a balanced overview of environmentally safe and ecologically sound approaches. Topics covered include biological control with fungi and viruses, conservation of natural predators, use of botanicals and how effective pest management can help promote ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : A. J. Burn,T. H. Coaker,P. C. Jepson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : FROM THE PREFACE: The idea of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is not a new one, and since the term was first coined, it has come to achieve a range of different meanings. In its simplest form it is accepted as being a control strategy in which a variety of biological, ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : D. Dent
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1995-07-31
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : This important book provides a practical guide to the principles and practice of developing an integrated pest management (IPM) programme. Integrated Pest Management answers the question `how do you devise, develop and implement a practical IPM system which will fully meet the real needs of farmers?'. The term `pest' ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : Dharam P Abrol
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological Perspective presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology. The removal of some highly effective broad-spectrum chemicals, caused by concerns over environmental health and public safety, has resulted in the development of alternative, reduced risk ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : A.K. Dhawan,Balwinder Singh,M.B. Bhullar,Ramesh Arora
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-06-01
  • Total pages : 749
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : The book, consists of 31 chapters, will be useful to scientists working in the field of entomology. Chapters 1-10 present comprehensive review of concept and implementation and future need of pest management, impact of climate on pest population, insect invasion, pollinators, pesticide use, bar coding as tool to understand diversity and ...

Theory And Practice Of Integrated Pest Management

Theory And Practice Of Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : Dhawan, A.K.,Singh, Balwinder,Arora, R.
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Total pages : 529
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : The dominance of insects in the world fauna has made them the humanity's greatest rival for the world's food resources, both directly by eating the plants cultivated for food and indirectly as vectors of pathogens attacking these plants. Agricultural scientists and especially entomologists have strived hard to develop a diversity ...

Integrated Pest Management for Crops and Pastures

Integrated Pest Management for Crops and Pastures
  • Author : Paul Horne,Jessica Page
  • Publisher : Landlinks Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-04
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Integrated Pest Management for Crops and Pastures describes in straightforward language what is required for farmers to successfully implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in cropping and grazing operations. It explains the differences between conventional pesticide-based controls and IPM, and demonstrates the advantages of IPM. Effective control of pests depends on ...

Integrated Pest Management for Citrus Third Edition

Integrated Pest Management for Citrus  Third Edition
  • Author : Steve H. Dreistadt
  • Publisher : University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Introducing the newly updated IPM for Citrus--3rd Edition. Now with even more pictures, more resources, and more pests! Learn to apply the principles of integrated pest management to identify and manage more than 150 common citrus pests, diseases, and disorders. Complete with more than 550 color photographs and 80 figures and tables, ...

Integrated Pest Management for Rice

Integrated Pest Management for Rice
  • Author : L Strand
  • Publisher : University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : ntegrated pest management (IPM) provides a long-term strategy for minimizing losses caused by pests, with as little cost to the grower and disruption of the environment as possible. Written by a collaboration of experts in the field, this detailed manual is designed to help growers apply IPM principles in managing ...

Ecologically Based Integrated Pest Management

Ecologically Based Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : Opender Koul,Gerrit W. Cuperus
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2007-01-08
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Integrated pest management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to manage pests through biological, cultural, physical and chemical means in order to minimize economic and environmental injury caused by such pests. Any comprehensive IPM programme requires an understanding of the ecological relationships between crops, pests, natural enemies and the environment. This ...

Integrated pest management of major pests and diseases in eastern Europe and the Caucasus

Integrated pest management of major pests and diseases in eastern Europe and the Caucasus
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Total pages : 110
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : The Integrated Pest Management IPM is an ecosystem approach to managing pests through understanding the crop ecosystem as a basis of good crop management decisions and support the sustainable intensification of crop production and pesticide risk reduction. Often, low levels of populations of some pests are needed to keep natural ...

Integrated Pest Management for Collections

Integrated Pest Management for Collections
  • Author : Peter Windsor,David Pinniger,Louise Bacon,Bob Child,Kerren Harris
  • Publisher : English Heritage
  • Release Date : 2015-01-15
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Integrated pest management (IPM) is not a static approach but one that is constantly evolving. Mass international travel, climate change and other factors contribute to the spread of new pests, and the pests themselves are constantly seeking out weaknesses in our defences. An understanding of the threats pests pose to ...

The Economics of Integrated Pest Management of Insects

The Economics of Integrated Pest Management of Insects
  • Author : David W Onstad,Philip Crain
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2019-09-02
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : The book begins by establishing an economic framework upon which to apply the principles of IPM. Then, it looks at the entomological applications of economics, specifically, economic analyses concerning chemical, biological, cultural, and genetic control tactics as well as host plant resistance and the cost of sampling. Lastly it evaluates ...

Insect Pest Management

Insect Pest Management
  • Author : Jack E. Rechcigl,Nancy A. Rechcigl
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-27
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 9780471589570
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Summary : Insect pest control continues to be a challenge for agricultural producers and researchers. Insect resistance to commonly used pesticides and the removal of toxic pesticides from the market have taken their toll on the ability of agricultural producers to produce high quality, pest-free crops within economical means. In addition to ...