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Cover for Sampling and economic thresholds for Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter discusses the most used and evaluated passive sampling methods for Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) monitoring and detection. The economic thresholds and economic injury levels for Asian citrus psyllid control, and crop yield are also discussed.

Author(s)
Monzo, C.; Stansly, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disease and pest management.

This chapter provides information on the broad array of fungal, bacterial and viral diseases and insect and nematode pests and their impacts on strawberry production. Some important notes regarding the causal organisms, damage and control methods are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pre-harvest management.

This chapter provides information on the damages caused by Bactrocera and Dacini fruit flies on various horticultural crops. Some problems faced by growers in the effective control of these fruit fly species are presented and the merits of different individual control options and how they can be...

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arthropod pests and their management.

In the present chapter, the first part deals with pomegranate integrated pest management (which involves chemical, cultural, physical and biological control methods), followed by a description of the main pests in relation to their potential economic importance worldwide and grouped according to...

Author(s)
Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Goldansaz, S. H.; Harsur, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic chestnut.

This chapter presents a brief morphological description for the identification of the most important insect pests of chestnuts, in addition to information on their life cycle, damage and distribution. Strategies used the the control of these insect pests in organic chestnut production are also...

Author(s)
Baspİnar, H.; Karagöz, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic hazelnut growing.

This chapter presents information on the various economically important arthropod and insect pests of hazelnuts, their morphology, life cycle, damage and distribution. The efficacy of various methods (cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical) in the management of these hazelnut pests are also...

Author(s)
Ozman-Sullivan, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic almond.

This paper presents information on the major and minor insect pests of almonds (morphology, life cycle, damage and distribution). Notes on the various methods (cultural, biological and chemical, among others) used in the management of these insect pests under organic almond production are also...

Author(s)
Baspİnar, H.; Doll, D.; Jhalendra Rijal
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect and nematode pests.

This chapter describes some insect, arthropod and nematode pests of pawpaws (Carica papaya): Paracoccus marginatus, Ferrisia virgata, Aonidiella orientalis, Toxotrypana curvicauda [Anastrepha curvicauda], Thrips parvispinus, Bemisia tabaci, Myzus persicae, Aphis gossypii, A. craccivora, Tetranychus ...

Author(s)
Khan, M. R.; Amalendu Ghosh
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flea beetles (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phyllotreta</i> spp.) and their management.

This chapter discusses the biology (e.g. life cycle), host range, crop damage and integrated pest management, involving chemical, cultural (including sowing date and rate, row spacing and tillage systems), plant resistance and biological (using predators, parasitoids and entomophillic nematodes)...

Author(s)
Knodel, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology and management of sucking pests of canola.

The sucking pests that feed on rape leaves, stems, buds, flowers, pods or seeds include several Hemiptera (such as aphids and plant bugs), with piercing and sucking mouthparts, some thrips, with rasping and sucking mouthparts, and leafhoppers. This paper discusses the crop damage caused by these...

Author(s)
Dara, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter

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