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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 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 organic vegetable greenhouses.

This chapter focuses on the technical choices of pest control in organic vegetable greenhouses. A brief discussion on the general features of greenhouses (metal-glass and wood-plastic, among others) and on the relationship of these features with the microclimate are presented. The factors that...

Author(s)
Bonsignore, C. P.; Vacante, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Info
Cover for The handbook of mites of economic plants: identification, bio-ecology and control.

This book contains 23 chapters divided into 2 parts. The first part focuses on mite taxonomy, external and internal morphology, fundamental aspects of mite bio-ecology, mite collection and laboratory studies, damage caused by mites, the means and the strategies of mite control and the history of...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to the Acari.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomic position and ecological role of members of the subclass Acari. The origins and phylogeny of the subclass Acari are also discussed.

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Internal morphology.

This chapter focuses on the internal morphology of mites that primarily involves the idiosoma, which includes the 'haemocoel', a cavity that extends also to the legs and surrounds the internal organs that constitute the different systems of the body (circulatory, nervous, reproductive, glandular,...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology.

This chapter focuses on the reproductive biology of mites and its effects on the ecology of mite populations. The importance of knowledge on the reproductive characteristics in the control of major pest mite species is also discussed.

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecology.

This chapter focuses on the feeding habits and habitats, webbing and life types, chemical communication, mating and/or sperm transfer, dispersal, seasonal cycle, diapause and ecological features of biological cycles of free living, littoral, marine, freshwater and parasitic mite species. The...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter

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