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Cover for Handbook of pest management in organic farming.

This book contains 21 chapters focusing on the principles and guidelines of organic agriculture in different crops and includes a brief presentation of each crop and its pests, followed by a discussion on the bioecology and current methods of control that are known to be used according to the...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.; Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic grape production.

This chapter focuses on the development of strategies to manage arthropod pests of organic grape vineyards, such as nematodes, insects and mites, with relatively little use of pesticides. These strategies include biological control, mating disruption and cultural methods.

Author(s)
Kreiter, S.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in an organic tea plantation.

This chapter presents information on the main insect and mite pests of tea under organic production. The efficacy of various methods (cultural, biological and physical) in the management of these pests are also discussed.

Author(s)
Xiao Qiang
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management of cassava crops in south-east Asia.

This chapter provides an updated account of the arthropod pest complex that is affecting South East Asian cassava, describes current pest management options and highlights future opportunities for development and scaleup of IPM and organic pest control technologies.

Author(s)
Graziosi, I.; Ngo Tien Dung; Buamas, C.; Wongtiem, P.; Wyckhuys, K. A. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest control in organic citrus groves.

This chapter deals with key and minor pests (insects and mites) that affect organic citrus production. Information on the methods used for their identification as major or minor pests are also presented.

Author(s)
Grissa-Lebdi, K.; Sah, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic apple, pear and stone fruit.

This chapter describes currently applied and possible future strategies and methods for insect pest control in organic apple, pear and stone fruit production.

Author(s)
Daniel, C.; Matray, S.; Stoeckli, S.; Niggli, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic integrated pest management of tropical fruit crops.

This chapter reviews the tactics that could be used or are currently used for organic tropical fruit production. Key insect pests of 4 tropical-subtropical crops, i.e. avocado, mango, pawpaw and banana, are presented and the phases of the IPM programmes for their control are reviewed and discussed.

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.; Carrillo, D.; Fab, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic olive.

This chapter presents information on the major insect pests of organic olive production and the various strategies used in their management, such as biological control, use of behaviour modifying chemicals, insecticides and sterile insect technique, among others.

Author(s)
Delrio, G.; Lentini, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of pests in soybean in organic farming.

This chapter focuses on the pest species reported on soyabean in different organic production areas. Information on the various strategies in the management of these pests, such as biological control, cultural practices and use of resistant cultivars, along with organic insecticides, are also...

Author(s)
Tixier, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter

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