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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sociology and communication of rodent management in developing countries.

This chapter provides an overview of some of the important developments and contributions of sociology and 'development communication' to the management of rodent pests, particularly in the cereal agroecosystems of Developing Countries. Some of the sociological approaches and tools that have been...

Author(s)
Singleton, G. R.; Flor, R. J. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
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
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Cover for Integrated pest management: principles and practice.

This book covers integrated pest management (IPM) from multidisciplinary, multicountry and multifaceted components in terms of holistic and unified IPM systems and its implementation in various fields concerned with pest management. Beyond IPM, pest management without pesticides in the tropics with ...

Author(s)
Abrol, D. P.; Shankar, U.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit production in developing countries.

This chapter discusses rabbit production practices (with respect to cages and equipment used, and feeding and management practices) that are unique to developing countries. Special problems in tropical rabbit production are also discussed, namely: heat stress, zoonoses, and Tsetse fly. The concern...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book

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