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Cover for IPM case studies: sorghum.

This chapter focuses on the integrated pest management (IPM practices) of greenbug (Schizaphis graminum) on sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), mostly in the Great Plains of USA. Current greenbug IPM practices include chemical control, biological control, host plant resistance and cultural control.

Author(s)
Michels, G. J., Jr.; Burd, J. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998190)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social and economic aspects of areawide pest management.

Areawide pest management (AWPM) programmes build upon past achievements in agricultural innovation, expanding the implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) practices to larger geographical scales. This chapter explores demonstration elements from the US Department of Agriculture,...

Author(s)
Keenan, S. P.; Burgener, P. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Areawide pest management of cereal aphids in dryland wheat systems of the Great Plains, USA.

The cereal aphid areawide pest management (AWPM) programme in wheat was a multifaceted approach that included detailed sociological and economic evaluations, experimental and demonstration pest studies and a comprehensive education/outreach programme that is still ongoing. In this chapter, much of...

Author(s)
Giles, K.; Hein, G.; Peairs, F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter