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Cover for Multifarious applications of nanotechnology for enhanced productivity in agriculture.

This chapter discusses the multitude of nanotechnology applications that could lead to increased productivity in agriculture. It touches upon the use of the technology for early detection of pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, delivery of nanoagricultural inputs, seed treatments, as well as...

Author(s)
Subramanian, K. S.; Raja, K.; Marimuthu, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vanguard nano(bio)sensor technologies fostering the renaissance of agriculture.

This chapter provides an interesting overview of the nano(bio)sensors as a means of fast, accurate, cost-effective and in-field detection of soil humidity, soil nutrients, pesticides, and pests and pathogens, and thus could support precision agriculture. It regards such capabilities important...

Author(s)
Antonacci, A.; Arduini, F.; Scognamiglio, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Role of nanotechnology in insect pest management.

This chapter discusses the new and emerging field of nanopesticides. It also considers the possible use of nanotechnology in nanoparticle-mediated gene transfer for the development of insect-resistant plant varieties. It proposes the use of green and ecological substitutes for pest management that...

Author(s)
Deepika Chauhan; Singh, N. N.; Mishra, V. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handbook of pest management in organic farming.

This book contains 21 chapters focusing on the principles and guidelines of organic agriculture in different crops and includes a brief presentation of each crop and its pests, followed by a discussion on the bioecology and current methods of control that are known to be used according to the...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.; Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of crops to prevent pest outbreaks.

This chapter explains the standards for organic farming and sets a framework for pest control. A conceptual model for pest control in organic farming is presented and the influence of functional agrobiodiversity and conservation biological control on pest management is described. Information on the ...

Author(s)
Daniel, C.; Barloggio, G.; Stoeckli, S.; Luka, H.; Niggli, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural enemies and pest control.

This chapter presents information on the various natural enemies of plant pests and their implications, including their contribution to organic farming. The importance of these natural enemies as biological control agents of economically important plant pests is also discussed.

Author(s)
Vacante, V.; Bonsignore, C. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest control in organic citrus groves.

This chapter deals with key and minor pests (insects and mites) that affect organic citrus production. Information on the methods used for their identification as major or minor pests are also presented.

Author(s)
Grissa-Lebdi, K.; Sah, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic apple, pear and stone fruit.

This chapter describes currently applied and possible future strategies and methods for insect pest control in organic apple, pear and stone fruit production.

Author(s)
Daniel, C.; Matray, S.; Stoeckli, S.; Niggli, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic integrated pest management of tropical fruit crops.

This chapter reviews the tactics that could be used or are currently used for organic tropical fruit production. Key insect pests of 4 tropical-subtropical crops, i.e. avocado, mango, pawpaw and banana, are presented and the phases of the IPM programmes for their control are reviewed and discussed.

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.; Carrillo, D.; Fab, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter

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