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Cover for Dill.

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is cultivated worldwide as a fresh or dried herb and for essential oil. Indian dill, formerly classified as Anethum sowa, is a botanical variety of A. graveolens that predominates in India and South-east Asia. Dill is believed to have originated in the eastern...

Author(s)
Passam, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in India.

This chapter provides an overview on the status of EPN research in India, which includes their biodiversity, efficacy against different crop insect pests, compatibility with existing integrated pest management (IPM) practices, recent development in mass production, formulation and application, and...

Author(s)
Sankaranarayanan, C.; Askary, T. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Harnessing of floral and faunal biodiversity of rice ecosystems for pest management.

Author(s)
Shanker, C.; Shabbir, K.; Rani, B. J.; Amudhan, S.; Katti, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for New horizons in diversification of temperate fruit crops.

Diversification of fruits refers to expansion in different kinds and varieties grown in a specific geographical region, area or zone with the aim of increasing productivity and marketability and showing a direct impact on the overall economy of the grower. Due to the increase in population and...

Author(s)
Mir, M. M.; Umar Iqbal; Sheikh Mehraj; Mir, S. A.; Munib-ur-Rehman; Banday, S. A.; Rather, G. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resistance in wheat to nematode diseases.

This chapter focuses on the the current national and international research trends for developing efficient management approaches for reducing yield losses caused by Heterodera avenae in India. Some sources of H. avenae resistance genes are also highlighted.

Author(s)
Umarao; Amita Sharma; Kaur, D. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global scenario on the application of natural products in integrated pest management programmes.

In recent years there has been considerable pressure in agriculture to reduce chemical pesticides and to look for their better alternatives. The plant kingdom is recognized as the most efficient producer of different biologically active compounds, which provide them with resistance against...

Author(s)
Dubey, N. K.; Ravindra Shukla; Ashok Kumar; Priyanka Singh; Bhanu Prakash
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936716)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
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

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