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Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: information sources, organizations, types and approaches in biological control.

Biological control with arthropod natural enemies and microbial control agents has been applied since the year 1895 in Latin America and the Caribbean and is currently used on a very large scale. Sources about the history and current situation of biocontrol in this region were not easy to trace and ...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic rice: Latin America and the Caribbean.

This chapter focuses on organic rice pest management options for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Information on biological control agents, cultural practices, resistant cultivars and other non-chemical means of pest control are discussed. General principles and practical methods of...

Author(s)
Pantoja, A.; Torres, E. A.; Garcia, A.; Gaterol, E. J.; Prado, G. A.; Cruz, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bridging the gap with the CGIAR system-wide program on integrated pest management.

This chapter describes the following aspects of the System-Wide Programme on Integrated Pest (arthropods, vertebrates, pathogens, weeds and other organisms detrimental to agricultural production) Management (SP-IPM), a global network in IPM established by the CGIAR in 1995, with Africa, Asia and...

Author(s)
James, B.; Neuenschwander, P.; Markham, R.; Anderson, P.; Braun, A.; Overholt, W. A.; Khan, Z. R.; Makkouk, K.; Emechebe, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding for crop improvement.

The topics covered include: cytotaxonomy of the genus Manihot; flower behaviour, hybridization techniques and seed management; breeding strategy (for Africa; for Latin Americas; for Asia); breeding for high yield; breeding for root quality (starch and dry matter content); breeding for low content...

Author(s)
Jennings, D. L.; Iglesias, C.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995243)
Type
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