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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 Integrated pest management in Mexico.

This chapter covers the history of integrated pest management (IPM); organizational structure of IPM; policy, research and extension in IPM; and successful IPM case studies (management of fruit flies, Plutella xylostella in crucifers, and Keiferia lycopersicella, Helicoverpa zea, H. virescens,...

Author(s)
Mota-Sanchez, D.; Santos Gonzales, F.; Alvarado-Rodriguez, B.; Diaz-Gomez, O.; Bravo Mojica, H.; Santiago Martinez, G.; Bujanos, R.
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 Integrated pest management in Indonesia: IPM by farmers.

This chapter provides an overview of crop protection practices in Indonesia before the introduction of integrated pest management (IPM), and describes IPM practices employed by farmers, mainly against Nilaparvata lugens (host plant resistance, and cultural, biological and chemical control), and the ...

Author(s)
Oka, I. P. G. N. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated plant protection management in Russia.

This chapter covers the history of integrated pest management (IPM; biological, chemical and cultural control, and host resistance), important crop pests, and research and extension focus in IPM in Russia, and discusses the organization of IPM system, IPM and pesticide use policies, and case...

Author(s)
Zakharenko, V. A.; Il'ichev, A. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management case studies from ICIPE.

This chapter on the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology provides an overview of the following: organizational structure and operation, impact of achievements in ecological pest control, role in training and capacity building related to integrated pest and vector management, and...

Author(s)
Khan, Z. R.; Overholt, W. A.; Ng'eny-Mengech, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management of CAB International.

This chapter describes CABI's initiatives in promoting integrated pest (insects, pathogens, weeds and nematodes) management, briefly covering contributions in terms of pest diagnosis and advisory services, rational pesticide use, biological control and biological pesticides, soil and seed health,...

Author(s)
Dent, D. R.; Holderness, M.; Vos, J. G. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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 Integrated pest management in Brazil.

This chapter covers integrated pest management (IPM) in wheat, stored grains, sugarcane and tomato in Brazil, and the biological, cultural and chemical control of Anticarsia gemmatalis (which include the use of A. gemmatalis nuclear polyhedrosis virus), stinkbugs and Sternechus subsignatus in...

Author(s)
Hoffmann-Campo, C. B.; Oliveira, L. J.; Moscardi, F.; Gazzoni, D. L.; Corrêa-Ferreira, B. S.; Lorini, I. A.; Borges, M.; Panizzi, A. R.; Sosa-Gomez, D. R.; Corso, I. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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