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Cover for Integrated pest management in South Africa.

This chapter covers agricultural policy and legislation, integrated pest management (IPM) research and practice, successful IPM implementation (citrus, deciduous fruit orchards, cereal stem borers, sugarcane, cotton, potato, wheat and forestry), and constraints in IPM implementation in South Africa.

Author(s)
Charleston, D. S.; Kfir, R.; Rensburg, N. J. van; Barnes, B. N.; Hattingh, V.; Conlong, D. E.; Visser, D.; Prinsloo, G. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management in China.

This chapter covers the development of IPM (from 1950 to the early 1970s, from 1974 to 1982, and from 1983 to the present), IPM organizational structure, IPM research and practice (pest monitoring and forecasting, cultural control, biological control and pest resistance), and examples of successful ...

Author(s)
Wang ZhenYing; He KangLai; Zhao JianZhou; Zhou DaRong
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in greenhouses: experiences in European countries.

This chapter describes integrated pest and disease management (combination of cultural, biological and chemical control methods), production of natural enemies for pest control, and advantages of biological pest control in greenhouses in Europe. Prospects for research on the integrated management...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The World Bank and pest management.

This chapter describes operations of the World Bank that promote integrated pest management (IPM), which include the co-sponsorship of an IPM facility that provides access to specialist expertise and to a network of relevant expert institutions, and implementation of a pest management policy that...

Author(s)
Veen, T. W. S. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of biotechnology on integrated pest management in developing countries.

This chapter discusses the applications of biotechnology in integrated pest management, specifically covering the following: induction of resistance in crops through genetic transformation (with emphasis on Bt [Bacillus thuringiensis] transgenic plants); agronomic benefits of transgenic crops...

Author(s)
Raman, K. V.; Grafius, E.; Maredia, K. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in the global arena.

This book presents experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centres and programmes. It contains 39 chapters by many contributors addressing themes such as: emerging issues in IPM, including...

Author(s)
Maredia, K. M.; Dakouo, D.; Mota-Sanchez, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in India.

This chapter covers the development of integrated pest management (IPM), national IPM policy, IPM strategies used by farmers (trap cropping in combination with chemical and/or biological control in cabbage, tomato and maize; host plant resistance and chemical control; biological and cultural...

Author(s)
Amerika Singh; Saroj Singh; Rao, S. N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Online resources for integrated pest management information delivery and exchange.

This chapter describes the internet as a tool for integrated pest management (IPM) information delivery and exchange, and discusses the retrieval of IPM information on line.

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control and integrated pest management.

This chapter discusses the major approaches to the biological control of pests in both subsistence and production agriculture. The applications of conservation (modification of environmental factors that may limit the control effectiveness of natural enemies), augmentation (direct manipulation of...

Author(s)
O'Neil, R. J.; Yaninek, J. S.; Landis, D. A.; Orr, D. B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticide policy and integrated pest management.

This chapter outlines the rationale and importance of policy analysis for designing rational decision making in crop protection. The first section describes the most important trends in crop protection that shape the current policy agenda and exert pressure to change the pro-pesticide bias. The...

Author(s)
Fleischer, G.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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