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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 Burkina Faso.

The history of integrated pest management (IPM) in Burkina Faso is discussed in this chapter, briefly covering IPM programmes, organizational structure, and research and extension programmes in the region. IPM and pesticide use policies; pilot programmes in millet, rice, cowpea and sorghum; control ...

Author(s)
Dakouo, D.; Bonzi, M. S.; Sawadogo, A.; Dabiré, C. L.; Nacro, S.; Thio, B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ghana national integrated pest management program.

This chapter provides a brief history of integrated pest management (IPM) in Ghana; describes the principles and implementation of the farmers' field schools (FFS) methodology in promoting the adoption of IPM, as well as the issues and constraints in the implementation of FFS; mentions the IPM...

Author(s)
Afreh-Nuamah, K.
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 Argentina.

This chapter covers integrated pest, disease and weed management (biological, cultural and chemical methods) in cotton (against Anthonomus grandis and Alabama argillacea), potato (against viruses, Phytophthora infestans, Rhizoctonia solani, plant parasitic nematodes, insect pests and weeds), and...

Author(s)
Carmona, D.; Huarte, M.; Arias, G.; López, A.; Vincini, A. M.; Alvarez Castillo, H. A.; Manetti, P.; Capezio, S.; Chávez, E.; Torres, M.; Eyherabide, J.; Mantecón, J.; Cichón, L.; Fernández, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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