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Cover for Integrated pest management in citrus.

This chapter focuses on the damage caused by various pests (nematodes, mites, thrips, psyllids, whiteflies, aphids, scale insects, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera and rodents) on citrus crops. The benefits of the integration of various control measures in the management of these pests in citrus...

Author(s)
Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Rapisarda, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrating indigenous knowledge for technology adoption in agriculture.

This chapter highlights the importance of integrating the indigenous knowledge of rice farmers into the development and extension of agricultural technologies to facilitate widespread farmer adoption and achievement of multidimensional impacts. It illustrates a few case studies where indigenous...

Author(s)
Palis, F. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodents in agriculture and forestry.

This chapter focuses on the major threats posed by rodents to crop production in temperate and tropical regions. The development of sustainable and economical control methods based on the biology of these rodent pests is also discussed.

Author(s)
Wood, B. J.; Singleton, G. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control methods: non-chemical and non-lethal chemical, with special reference to food stores.

This chapter describes several non-chemical and non-lethal chemical methods for rodent control, highlighting the effectiveness of these methods to achieve the following objectives: prevent and reduce immigation of rodents; forcing rodents to emigrate; reduction of pest birth rate; and increase pest ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Meyer, A. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control methods: chemical.

This chapter discusses the optimal characteristics, efficacy and safety of rodenticides. The characteristics and use of acute rodenticides, as well as some of the commonly used acute and subacute rodenticides are described. The discovery, mode of action, use of first-generation and development of...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Eason, C. T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Damage assessment and damage surveys.

This chapter outlines established methods for the assessment of damage and losses caused by rodents to certain crops (rice, oil palms, coconuts, maize, sugarcane and cocoa) and stored products. The importance of damage assessment data in predicting the cost and benefits of implementing rodent...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: protection of humans and animal health.

This chapter discusses the rodent-control strategies in municipal and householder premises, integrated pest management, and best practice and audit schemes. Rodent control in food processing and production units as well as livestock units, and control options for domestic/household and small...

Author(s)
Meyer, A. N.; Kaukeinen, D. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: temperate field crops and forestry.

This chapter gives a more detailed consideration to some of the most important rodent problems in temperate field crops and forestry. Some effective control strategies developed to combat these rodent problems are also discussed.

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Pelz, H. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: tropical field crops.

This chapter focuses on some of the most economically important rodent pests of tropical field crops (Rattus spp., Bandicota spp., Arvicanthis niloticus, Mastomys spp., Meriones spp. and Sigmodon spp., among others). The efficacy of various chemical and non-chemical methods in the control of these...

Author(s)
Fall, M. W.; Fiedler, L. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter

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