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Integrated pest management in tropical regions.

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This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the major arthropod, insect and nematode pests of tropical cereals, legumes, root and tuber crops, sugarcane, cotton, vegetables, bananas, citrus, oil palms, tea, cocoa and coffee and forest trees. The benefits of the integration of various control methods in the management of these arthropod, insect and nematode pests are also discussed.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Rapisarda, C. Cocuzza, G. E. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) Agroecological foundations for pest management in the tropics: learning from traditional farmers. Author(s): Altieri, M. A. Nicholls, C. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 18) Options and challenges for pest control in intensive cropping systems in tropical regions. Author(s): Paula-Moraes, S. V. Silva, F. M. de A. Specht, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 33) Biological pest control in the tropics. Author(s): Fernandes, O. A. Moraes, J. G. de Wekesa, V. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 47) Integrated pest management in tropical cereal crops. Author(s): Mahuku, G. Wosula, E. Kanampiu, F.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 74) Integrated pest management in tropical food legumes. Author(s): Cocuzza, G. E. M. Bella, S. Abate, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 90) Integrated pest management of root and tuber crops in the tropics. Author(s): Legg, J. Okonya, J. Coyne, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 113) Integrated pest management in sugarcane cropping systems. Author(s): Goebel, F. R. Nikpay, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 134) Integrated pest management in cotton. Author(s): Greenberg, S. M. Parajulee, M. N.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 175) Integrated pest management in tropical vegetable crops. Author(s): Hilje, L. Sujii, E. R. Nava-Camberos, U.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 204) Integrated pest management and good agricultural practice recommendations in greenhouse crops. Author(s): Hanafi, A. Rapisarda, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 229) Integrated pest management in banana and plantain. Author(s): Coyne, D. L. Dubois, T. Daneel, M. S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 246) Integrated pest management in citrus. Author(s): Cocuzza, G. E. M. Rapisarda, C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 270) Integrated pest management in oil palm plantations in Malaysia. Author(s): Kamarudin, N. Ali, S. R. A. Ramle Moslim Zulkefli Masijan Mohd Basri Wahid
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 285) Integrated pest management in tea, cocoa and coffee. Author(s): Guastella, D. Cocuzza, G. E. M. Rapisarda, C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 313) Integrated insect pest management in tropical forestry. Author(s): Nitin Kulkarni

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Alimentazione e Ambiente, Universita degli Studi, Via Santa Sofia 100, 95123 Catania, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780648002
  • Record Number
  • 20173350819