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Cover for Economic impacts of integrated pest management practices in developing countries.

Integrated pest management (IPM) is a crop protection strategy that integrates multiple practices, disciplines and concerns for economic, ecological and social wellbeing. Therefore, impact assessment of IPM can focus on a single IPM practice, a few practice(s) or on a complete IPM strategy. This...

Author(s)
Norton, G. W.; Alwang, J.; Kassie, M.; Muniappan, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classical biological control of insects in developed and developing countries: a comparison using BIOCAT database.

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Success and impact in classical biological control: some examples from developing countries.

Author(s)
Day, R. K.; Cock, M. J. W.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biocontrol agents: entomopathogenic and slug parasitic nematodes.

This book contains chapters that capture the full breadth of the basic and applied information on entomopathogenic (EPNs) and slug parasitic nematodes (SPNs) that are used or have potential in the management of insect pests, molluscs and/or other researched targets such as plant parasitic...

Author(s)
Abd-Elgawad, M. M. M.; Askary, T. H.; Coupland, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book
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Cover for Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Langkawi, Malaysia, September 11-15, 2017.

This proceedings contains papers dealing with issues affecting biological control, particularly pertaining to the use of parasitoids and predators as biological control agents. This includes all approaches to biological control: conservation, augmentation, and importation of natural enemy species...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Gillespie, D. R.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History, overview and principles of ecologically-based pest management.

This paper provides an overview of the history of pest (including pathogens, insects and weeds) management since 8000 BC, pesticide use and the history of integrated pest management (IPM) in developed and developing countries. The role of IPM in Green Revolution agriculture is described. The...

Author(s)
Abrol, D. P.; Shankar, U.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Current and future management strategies in resource-poor farming.

This chapter discusses root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) management strategies for resource-poor regions. Preventive measures (use of healthy planting materials, heat treatment and quarantine), and cultural (removal of infected materials, flooding, mulching, application of soil amendments,...

Author(s)
Coyne, D. L.; Fourie, H. H.; Moens, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Root-knot nematodes.

This book provides an overview (chapter 1) of the general biology, ecology and economic importance of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.), and covers in detail the following: general morphology (chapter 2); taxonomy, identification and principal species (chapter 3); biochemical and molecular...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.; Moens, M.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management experiences of CIRAD-France in developing countries.

This chapter on CIRAD (Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche pour le Développement) in France covers the following: scientific coordination; working partnerships; case studies of integrated pest management (cultural and biological control, host plant resistance, chemical attractants and ...

Author(s)
Ratnadass, A.; Mourichon, X.; Vaissayre, M.; Quilici, S.; Deguine, J. P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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