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Cover for Managing pests, pathogens, and beneficial organisms.

The first section of this chapter describes the ecological approach to managing non-crop organisms in the garden. The second section briefly describes the common types of pests, pathogens and other organisms (including beneficial organisms) found in gardens. Five sections covers five basic...

Author(s)
Orum, T. V.; Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.; Smith, S. E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Toxicity of pesticides based on their mode of action.

Pesticides have been reported as contaminants of food products, fruits, vegetables and cereals, processed food, baby food and drinking water; they can be neurotoxic, immunotoxic or endocrine disruptors. This chapter discusses the toxicity and mode of action of neurotoxic and immunotoxic pesticides...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pesticide risk - case studies.

This chapter discusses the sources of exposure to pesticides, i.e. from application and residues. The effects of pesticide exposure to crop beneficials (including various insects, mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms that feed on or parasitize pest species), pollinators and...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management.

This chapter defines integrated pest management and its components, i.e. cultural, biological and chemical controls. Some of the cultural control methods described include sowing of resistant cultivars and crop rotation, as well as application of interference methods (using pheromones and...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant protection tools in organic farming.

This chapter lists the number and type of currently available organic plant protection tools and provides information on how they should be used. These include products based on microorganisms (or substances produced by microorganisms), products based on plant extracts, products based on...

Author(s)
Benuzzi, M.; Ladurner, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnology.

This chapter discusses tissue culture, including topics on micropropagation, organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis, in vitro production of metabolites, cultivar improvement, beneficial microorganisms, somaclonal variation, and in vitro germplasm conservation of pineapple. Anther and ovule...

Author(s)
Botella, J. R.; Hamill, S.; Ko HianLien; Matsumoto, T.; Souza, F. V. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Biopesticides manual: guidelines for selecting, sourcing and using biocontrol agents for key pests of tobacco.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Introduction to the biopesticides manual.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Pesticide use and floral resources differentially affect communities of predators, parasitoids, and pests in a regional survey.

Author(s)
Blubaughand, C.; Snyder, W. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Disruption of biological control due to non-target effects of pesticides in Australian grains.

Author(s)
Hill, M. P.; Nash, M.; Umina, P.; Macfadyen, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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