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Cover for Global pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This book contains 6 chapters focusing on the following topics: analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods; documentation of pesticide resistance in arthropods; the biochemical and molecular genetic basis of resistance to pesticides in arthropods; assessing the risk of the evolution of...

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This chapter reports the findings and analysis contained in a database of arthropod pesticide resistance and resistance management strategies. We also report resistance case analysis by chemical mode of action, top 20 most problematic arthropods, and decade analysis. We view this effort as the...

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Documentation of pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This chapter provides a more detailed presentation of the 7747 cases of arthropod resistance. Cases are organized by species and include information on resistant compounds and geographic sites of resistance. Information from this chapter can be found online in the APRD...

Author(s)
Mota-Sanchez, D.; Whalon, M. E.; Hollingworth, R. M.; Xue, Q.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter to the book presents some of the key issues related to pesticide resistance in arthropods and different resistance management strategies worldwide. It also provides a summary of the 6 chapters comprising the book.

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in South Africa.

This chapter covers agricultural policy and legislation, integrated pest management (IPM) research and practice, successful IPM implementation (citrus, deciduous fruit orchards, cereal stem borers, sugarcane, cotton, potato, wheat and forestry), and constraints in IPM implementation in South Africa.

Author(s)
Charleston, D. S.; Kfir, R.; Rensburg, N. J. van; Barnes, B. N.; Hattingh, V.; Conlong, D. E.; Visser, D.; Prinsloo, G. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in China.

This chapter covers the development of IPM (from 1950 to the early 1970s, from 1974 to 1982, and from 1983 to the present), IPM organizational structure, IPM research and practice (pest monitoring and forecasting, cultural control, biological control and pest resistance), and examples of successful ...

Author(s)
Wang ZhenYing; He KangLai; Zhao JianZhou; Zhou DaRong
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in greenhouses: experiences in European countries.

This chapter describes integrated pest and disease management (combination of cultural, biological and chemical control methods), production of natural enemies for pest control, and advantages of biological pest control in greenhouses in Europe. Prospects for research on the integrated management...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The World Bank and pest management.

This chapter describes operations of the World Bank that promote integrated pest management (IPM), which include the co-sponsorship of an IPM facility that provides access to specialist expertise and to a network of relevant expert institutions, and implementation of a pest management policy that...

Author(s)
Veen, T. W. S. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making IPM successful globally: research, policy, management and networking recommendations.

This chapter presents recommendations to ensure success in the following aspects of integrated pest management: education, training and capacity building; policy; basic and applied research; and communication, information, linkages and networking.

Author(s)
Maredia, K. M.; Dakouo, D.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Raman, K. V.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The biochemical and molecular genetic basis of resistance to pesticides in arthropods.

This chapter describes the principal mechanisms of resistance that allow arthropods to escape control, as discovered through laboratory toxicological and molecular genetic studies. By reviewing the scientific literature of the last 10 years, the complexities of mechanisms of resistance are...

Author(s)
Hollingworth, R. M.; Dong, K.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter

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