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Aphids as crop pests.

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This book contains 31 chapters covering aphids as crop pests, from recent advances in molecular science and chemical ecology to forecasting and insect pest management decision support systems. It is a comprehensive reference volume on all aspects of the biology of aphids that are relevant to their pest status (including aphid taxonomy, population genetics, life cycle, host plant selection and feed...


Chapter 7 (Page no: 153)

Aphid movement: process and consequences.

This chapter reviews the movement of agriculturally important aphids. It includes information on how different morphs and life stages redistribute themselves in response to intrinsic factors and extrinsic perturbations over time and through spatial scales that span walking behaviour on individual plants to aerial transport over very long distances. The chapter explores the economic consequences of aphid movement and weaves the multiple roles of movement into the tapestry of pest management, providing insight into ways of manipulating aphid movement and thereby mitigating the negative economic impacts resulting from it.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Taxonomic issues. Author(s): Blackman, R. L. Eastop, V. F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 31) Population genetic issues: the unfolding story using molecular markers. Author(s): Loxdale, H. D. Lushai, G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 69) Life cycles and polymorphism. Author(s): Williams, I. S. Dixon, A. F. G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 87) Host-plant selection and feeding. Author(s): Pettersson, J. Tjallingii, W. F. Hardie, J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 115) Nutrition and symbiosis. Author(s): Douglas, A. E. Emden, H. F. van
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 135) Growth and Development. Author(s): Awmack, C. S. Leather, S. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 187) Predators, parasitoids and pathogens. Author(s): Völkl, W. Mackauer, M. Pell, J. K. Brodeur, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 235) Chemical ecology. Author(s): Pickett, J. A. Glinwood, R. T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 261) Insecticide resistance. Author(s): Foster, S. P. Devine, G. Devonshire, A. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 287) Coping with stress. Author(s): Bale, J. S. Ponder, K. L. Pritchard, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 311) Population dynamics. Author(s): Kindlmann, P. Jarošík, V. Dixon, A. F. G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 331) Feeding injury. Author(s): Quisenberry, S. S. Ni, X. Z.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 353) Transmission of plant viruses. Author(s): Katis, N. I. Tsitsipis, J. A. Stevens, M. Powell, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 391) Chemical control. Author(s): Dewar, A. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 423) Cultural control. Author(s): Wraften, S. D. Gurr, G. M. Tylianakis, J. M. Robinson, K. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 447) Host-plant resistance. Author(s): Emden, H. F. van
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 469) Biological control. Author(s): Powell, W. Pell, J. K.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 515) Monitoring and forecasting. Author(s): Harrington, R. Hullé, M. Plantegenest, M.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 537) Integrated pest management and introduction to IPM case studies. Author(s): Emden, H. F. van
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 549) IPM case studies: brassicas. Author(s): Collier, R. H. Finch, S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 561) IPM case studies: berry crops. Author(s): Isaacs, R. Woodford, J. A. T.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 573) IPM case studies: cotton. Author(s): Deguine, J. P. Vaissayre, M. Leclant, F.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 587) IPM case studies: leafy salad crops. Author(s): Tatchell, G. M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 597) IPM case studies: grain. Author(s): Poehling, H. M. Freier, B. Klüken, A. M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 613) IPM case studies: seed potato. Author(s): Radcliffe, E. B. Ragsdale, D. W. Surányi, R. A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 627) IPM case studies: sorghum. Author(s): Michels, G. J., Jr. Burd, J. D.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 639) IPM case studies: cucurbits. Author(s): Webb, S. E.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 651) IPM case studies: deciduous fruit trees. Author(s): Barbagallo, S. Cocuzza, G. Cravedi, P. Komazaki, S.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 663) IPM case studies: tropical and subtropical fruit trees. Author(s): Barbagallo, S. Cocuzza, G. Cravedi, P. Komazaki, S.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 677) Decision support systems. Author(s): Knight, J. D. Thackray, D. J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9780851998190
  • Record Number
  • 20073203990