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Cover for The essential role of IPM in promoting sustainability of agricultural production systems for future generations.

This paper highlights the role of integrated pest management (IPM) in sustaining productivity in the future. It discusses the three mandates (economic, environmental and social) that should be addressed in assuring sustainability of agricultural productions systems. Several resources and topic...

Author(s)
Cuperus, G. W.; Berberet, R. C.; Noyes, R. T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management: potential, constraints and challenges.

This book addresses many of the key issues surrounding integrated pest management (IPM), particularly of insects. Topics include the pesticide paradox in IPM; risk-benefit analysis; transgenic crops in IPM; and consumer response to IPM. This book will be of great use to researchers in crop...

Author(s)
Koul, O.; Dhaliwal, G. S.; Cuperus, G. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecologically based management of plant diseases.

This chapter focuses on ecologically-based, non-chemical methods of disease management, including the eradication and reduction of pathogen inoculum, direct protection of the plant, engineering genetic resistance in plants and integrated disease management.

Author(s)
Jacobsen, B. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of host plant resistance in integrated pest management systems.

This chapter covers aspects of host plant resistance, resistance mechanism in insect pests, benefits of insect-resistant crops, issues with transgenic insect-resistance crops and plant resistance management.

Author(s)
Kenkel, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of biotechnological advances in shaping the future of integrated pest management.

This chapter covers the role of biotechnology in understanding pest biology, as well as in producing genetically engineered plants with resistance to insect pests, plant pathogens and weeds; in discovering and utilizing novel insecticides and in introducing lethal or beneficial traits into insects.

Author(s)
Shelton, A. M.; Bellinder, R. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transgenic insecticidal cultivars in integrated pest management: challenges and opportunities.

This paper identifies the challenges and opportunities pertinent to wide-scale adoption of transgenic insecticidal crop cultivars (including cultivars that express Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin genes and those that express plant-derived enzyme inhibitors and lectins). Emphasis is given on the...

Author(s)
Bernal, J. S.; Prasifka, J.; Sétamou, M.; Heinz, K. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant resistance against pests: issues and strategies.

This paper discusses the issues and strategies associated with the utilization of insect resistance in transgenic plants as a valuable tool in integrated pest management. It highlights the importance of the isolation and characterization of insect-resistant transgenes, molecular marker-assisted...

Author(s)
Smith, C. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in forestry: potential and challenges.

This paper summarizes the events leading to the development of integrated pest management (IPM). Due to the vastness of the subject, only the stages and progression towards IPM in forestry are illustrated by giving examples from Canadian experience. It covers the biological control of forest...

Author(s)
Otvos, I. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter

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