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Cover for Analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This chapter reports the findings and analysis contained in a database of arthropod pesticide resistance and resistance management strategies. We also report resistance case analysis by chemical mode of action, top 20 most problematic arthropods, and decade analysis. We view this effort as the...

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the risk of the evolution of resistance to pesticides using spatially complex simulation models.

This chapter discusses the principal features governing the evolution of pesticide resistance, including mutation, gene flow, initial gene frequency, fitness, genetic drift in arthropod resistance and selection intensity, while discussing spatially complex models and their role in pest management...

Author(s)
Caprio, M. A.; Storer, N. P.; Sisterson, M. S.; Peck, S. L.; Maia, A. H. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
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 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
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