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Cover for Integrated pest management: potential, constraints and challenges.

This book addresses many of the key issues surrounding integrated pest management (IPM), particularly of insects. Topics include the pesticide paradox in IPM; risk-benefit analysis; transgenic crops in IPM; and consumer response to IPM. This book will be of great use to researchers in crop...

Author(s)
Koul, O.; Dhaliwal, G. S.; Cuperus, G. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book
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Cover for Integrated pest management: retrospect and prospect.

This paper outlines the history and evolution of pest management tactics based on the era of traditional approaches (ancient-1938), era of pesticides (1939-75) and era of integrated pest management (IPM, 1976 onwards). It identifies the key elements of a successful IPM programme as well as the...

Author(s)
Dhaliwal, G. S.; Opender Koul; Ramesh Arora
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transgenic insecticidal cultivars in integrated pest management: challenges and opportunities.

This paper identifies the challenges and opportunities pertinent to wide-scale adoption of transgenic insecticidal crop cultivars (including cultivars that express Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin genes and those that express plant-derived enzyme inhibitors and lectins). Emphasis is given on the...

Author(s)
Bernal, J. S.; Prasifka, J.; Sétamou, M.; Heinz, K. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant resistance against pests: issues and strategies.

This paper discusses the issues and strategies associated with the utilization of insect resistance in transgenic plants as a valuable tool in integrated pest management. It highlights the importance of the isolation and characterization of insect-resistant transgenes, molecular marker-assisted...

Author(s)
Smith, C. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The pesticide paradox in IPM: risk-benefit analysis.

This paper discusses the risks and benefits associated with the use of pesticides (insecticides, fungicides and herbicides) in integrated pest management (IPM) programmes, identifies situations that result in incompatibility, and describes ways to better incorporate pesticides into an IPM system,...

Author(s)
Guillebeau, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Manipulation of host-finding and acceptance behaviours in insects: importance to IPM.

This paper focuses on the manipulation of host finding and acceptance behaviours to shift highly mobile and discriminating insect populations to plants or traps outside the valued crops. Potential tools for implementing the "push-pull strategy" are explained, and several models to demonstrate the...

Author(s)
Cowles, R. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural practices: springboard to IPM.

This paper highlights the potential of cultural practices in integrated management (IPM) programmes, and discusses the major cultural practices most commonly recommended for the control of weeds, plant pathogens and arthropods, including sanitation, soil tillage, management of alternative hosts,...

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer response to IPM: potential and challenges.

This paper discusses the consumer response to integrated pest management (IPM), highlighting the various constraints and bottlenecks to IPM adoption.

Author(s)
Hollingsworth, C. S.; Coli, W. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The essential role of IPM in promoting sustainability of agricultural production systems for future generations.

This paper highlights the role of integrated pest management (IPM) in sustaining productivity in the future. It discusses the three mandates (economic, environmental and social) that should be addressed in assuring sustainability of agricultural productions systems. Several resources and topic...

Author(s)
Cuperus, G. W.; Berberet, R. C.; Noyes, R. T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opportunities and challenges for IPM in developing countries.

This paper highlights the factors affecting the acceptance and use of integrated pest management (IPM) within the context of sustainable cropping systems in developing countries. Because each region of the world has unique constraints and advantages related to the adoption and deployment of IPM,...

Author(s)
Bergvinson, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter

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