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Cover for Ecologically based integrated pest management: present concept and new solutions.

This chapter covers the implementation and model systems of integrated pest management (IPM) programmes, as well as consumer concerns and influence of markets on such programmes. Case studies of IPM programmes for controlling pests infesting lucerne and stored products are presented.

Author(s)
Koul, O.; Cuperus, G. W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
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 Ecological effects of chemical control practices: the environmental perspective.

This chapter focuses on the environmental effects of chemical pest control and associated management options across the major pest groups, especially insects, plant pathogens and weeds. Reviews are presented on the evolving pest management systems in developing countries.

Author(s)
Luttrell, R. G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sociology in integrated pest management.

This chapter reviews the history of integrated pest management programmes (IPM) and presents some elements of the system theory relevant for representing the structure and function of both social and ecological systems to create a basis for assessing the role of institutions involved in IPM.

Author(s)
Baumgärtner, J.; Pala, A. O.; Trematerra, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic aspects of ecologically based pest management.

This chapter focuses on the choice of pest management practices, optimization of pest control strategies, evaluation of economic benefits of pest management programmes, assessment and prediction of pest management adoption and assessment of public policies related to pest management.

Author(s)
Norton, G. W.
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 Integrated pest management with the sterile insect technique.

This chapter covers the eradication of screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax), fruit fly, insect pests infesting Citrus in Texas, USA, and codling moth (Helicoverpa armigera) in Western North America using sterile insect release (SIT). The incorporation of SIT in integrated pest management programmes...

Author(s)
Thomas, D. B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecology of predator-prey and parasitoid-host systems: its role in integrated pest management.

This chapter covers the biodiversity, taxonomy, multitrophic interactions, life cycle, reproductive strategy, feeding and foraging behaviour of predators and parasitoids; the use of predators and parasitoids in biological control programmes; and the ecology of natural enemies in integrated pest...

Author(s)
Gurr, G. M.; Price, P. W.; Urrutia, M.; Wade, M.; Wratten, S. D.; Simmons, A. T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecological considerations for the use of entomopathogens in integrated pest management.

This chapters covers the mode of action of entomopathogens including protozoan, bacterial, viral and fungal entomopathogens. Ecosystem interactions with pathogens and the use of entomopathogens in integrated pest management are discussed.

Author(s)
Lewis, L. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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