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Integrated management of insect pests on canola and other Brassica oilseed crops.

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This book contains 25 chapters focusing on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops and the benefits of the judicious integration of various methods in the control of these damaging pests....


Chapter 17 (Page no: 247)

Pestiferous insects of mustard: biology and integrated management.

This chapter deals with the identification, biology and the nature and symptoms of damage of important root-feeding, leaf-feeding and sap-feeding pestiferous insects of Indian mustard crop, gives a detailed account of various conventional IPM practices and techniques available for the sustainable management of mustard insect pests, including a new pest management decision-making tool and a revisited and revised cultural pest management tactic based on ecological principles and describes modern and novel techniques that hold potential in future pest management, including transgenic Indian mustard plants along with its merits and demerits. The influence of changing climate conditions on pest management is discussed and attempts to put forward an ideal IPM strategy are presented.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Flea beetles (Phyllotreta spp.) and their management. Author(s): Knodel, J. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) management. Author(s): Fathipour, Y. Mirhosseini, M. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 44) The challenge of swede midge management in canola. Author(s): Hallett, R. H.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 68) Biology and management of sucking pests of canola. Author(s): Dara, S. K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 77) Cabbage seedpod weevil management. Author(s): Cárcamo, H. A. Brandt, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle Brassicogethes viridescens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Author(s): Noronha, C. Mason, P. G.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 96) Noctuid (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pests of canola in North America. Author(s): Floate, K. D. Hervet, V. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 114) Biology and management of the generalist herbivore, the bertha armyworm, Mamestra configurata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), on canola in western Canada. Author(s): Evenden, M. L. Batallas, R. E. Weeraddana, C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 130) Entomopathogenic nematodes for management of insect pests of canola and other oilseed crops. Author(s): Bal, H. K. Grewal, P. S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 147) The OKANOLA project: challenges in managing insect pests of canola in the southern plains. Author(s): Royer, T. A. Giles, K. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 157) Integrated pest management in canola and other Brassica oilseed crops: how far we have come and what is still needed. Author(s): Gavloski, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 176) Canola insect pest management in the south-eastern USA. Author(s): Buntin, G. D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 183) Integrated management of insect pests of rapeseed (canola) in China. Author(s): Zhao ZiHua Wang LeYun Reddy, G. V. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 193) Integrated control of insect pests on canola and other Brassica oilseed crops in Pakistan. Author(s): Muhammad Sarwar
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 222) Cover crops as a tool for insect pest management with a focus on oilseed brassicas. Author(s): Wanigasekara, R. W. M. U. M. Sharanowski, B. J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 233) Detection, symptomatology and management of aster yellows disease in canola. Author(s): Olivier, C. Dumonceaux, T. Pérez-López, E. Wist, T. J. Elliott, B. Vail, S.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 281) Volatile organic compounds in integrated pest management of Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Himanen, S. J. Li Tao Blande, J. D. Holopainen, J. K.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 295) Impact of genetically modified herbicide-resistant oilseed rape on non-target organisms: natural enemies of oilseed rape pests. Author(s): Govinda Shrestha Prashant Jha Reddy, G. V. P.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 305) Insect-transmitted viruses in canola. Author(s): Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan Buntin, D.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 316) Present and potential impacts of insects on camelina and crambe. Author(s): Soroka, J. J. Olivier, C. Wist, T. J. Grenkow, L.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 341) Integrated pest management and pollination services in Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Badenes-Pérez, F. R. Bhardwaj, T. Thakur, R. K.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 350) Role of glucosinolates in resistance and attraction to insects: applications in trap cropping and pest management in Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Badenes-Pérez, F. R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 359) Arthropod pests of Australian canola during crop emergence: IPM and future directions. Author(s): Macfadyen, S. Hill, M. P.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 373) Use of entomopathogenic fungi in the insect pest management of Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Hokkanen, H. M. T. Menzler-Hokkanen, I.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Plant Health Management Division, National Institute of Plant Health Management, Hyderabad - 500 030, Telangana State, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780648200
  • Record Number
  • 20173152096