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Cover for Integrated pest management in the global arena: introduction and overview.

This paper provides an overview of the following: the integrated pest management (IPM) system; new developments in IPM in the areas of policy framework, pest diagnostic and monitoring tools, biotechnology and biological pesticides, precision agriculture technology and geographical information...

Author(s)
Maredia, K. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Online resources for integrated pest management information delivery and exchange.

This chapter describes the internet as a tool for integrated pest management (IPM) information delivery and exchange, and discusses the retrieval of IPM information on line.

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control and integrated pest management.

This chapter discusses the major approaches to the biological control of pests in both subsistence and production agriculture. The applications of conservation (modification of environmental factors that may limit the control effectiveness of natural enemies), augmentation (direct manipulation of...

Author(s)
O'Neil, R. J.; Yaninek, J. S.; Landis, D. A.; Orr, D. B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of biotechnology on integrated pest management in developing countries.

This chapter discusses the applications of biotechnology in integrated pest management, specifically covering the following: induction of resistance in crops through genetic transformation (with emphasis on Bt [Bacillus thuringiensis] transgenic plants); agronomic benefits of transgenic crops...

Author(s)
Raman, K. V.; Grafius, E.; Maredia, K. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticide policy and integrated pest management.

This chapter outlines the rationale and importance of policy analysis for designing rational decision making in crop protection. The first section describes the most important trends in crop protection that shape the current policy agenda and exert pressure to change the pro-pesticide bias. The...

Author(s)
Fleischer, G.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Industrial perspective on integrated pest management.

This chapter describes the unique role that the pesticide industry plays in developing, supporting, and implementing integrated pest management (IPM) programmes, illustrating the integration of IPM considerations into the process of development of new products, formulation of IPM strategies based...

Author(s)
Head, G.; Duan, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Role of integrated pest management and sustainable development.

This chapter describes the practices, systems and philosophies underlying sustainable development, conventional agriculture, and sustainable agriculture; briefly covers the history of pest management as a whole and integrated pest management (IPM) in particular; and discusses the role of IPM in...

Author(s)
Bird, G. W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social and economic considerations in the design and implementation of integrated pest management in developing countries.

This chapter highlights key socioeconomic factors that affect farmer adoption of integrated pest management (IPM); identifies economic considerations (opportunity cost of pesticide use, uncertain benefits and positive marginal returns, and economic thresholds) that explain farmers' behaviour and...

Author(s)
Maumbe, B.; Bernsten, R.; Norton, G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management adoption by the global community.

This chapter describes the levels of adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) in the USA, North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, and factors affecting such. Tabulated data on the following are provided: features of pesticide technology and IPM; adoption of IPM in field, vegetable,...

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in the global arena.

This book presents experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centres and programmes. It contains 39 chapters by many contributors addressing themes such as: emerging issues in IPM, including...

Author(s)
Maredia, K. M.; Dakouo, D.; Mota-Sanchez, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book

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