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Insect pest management.

Book cover for Insect pest management.


This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management for undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers. Emphasis is placed on the underlying principles and experimental approaches to the science that underpins the development of working integrated pest management systems. Case studies and examples from a range of entomological disciplines, veterinary, medical, agricultural, forestry and postharvest systems, are used. Chapters are included on the following topics: an introduction to pest management; sampling, monitoring and forecasting; yield loss; insecticides; host plant resistance; biological control; cultural and interference methods; legislation, codes of conduct and conventions; programme design, management and implementation; and driving forces and future prospects for IPM.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Sampling, monitoring and forecasting. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 48) Yield loss. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 81) Insecticides. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 123) Host plant resistance. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 180) Biological control. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 235) Cultural and interference methods. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 267) Legislation, codes of conduct and conventions. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 276) Programme design, management and implementation. Author(s): Dent, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 318) Driving forces and future prospects for IPM. Author(s): Dent, D.