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Cover for Pre-storage treatments.

This chapter focuses on the various treatments applied to various fruit, vegetable and root crops prior to controlled atmosphere storage or modified atmosphere packaging, such as high temperature, irradiation, hydrogen fumigation, waxing and polishing, use of carboxymethylcellulose to extend...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic vegetable greenhouses.

This chapter focuses on the technical choices of pest control in organic vegetable greenhouses. A brief discussion on the general features of greenhouses (metal-glass and wood-plastic, among others) and on the relationship of these features with the microclimate are presented. The factors that...

Author(s)
Bonsignore, C. P.; Vacante, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pests and natural enemies in organic field vegetables in tropical and subtropical areas.

This chapter presents information on the main pests of field vegetables under organic production in tropical and subtropical areas. The natural enemies of these major insect pests are discussed and their efficacy as biological control agents are pointed out.

Author(s)
Bordat, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Predator invasion disrupts the conservation of natural enemy biodiversity.

Author(s)
Snyder, W. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Know your enemies: suppression of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crocidolomia pavonana</i> by different predators in West Java, Indonesia.

Author(s)
Murtiningsih, R.; Ridland, P. M.; Cook, L. G.; Furlong, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Biological control in vegetable <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> pest management in tropical Asia: where do we currently stand?

Author(s)
Srinivasan, R.; Lin, M. Y.; Hien, N. T. T.; Hai, V. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Conservation biological control and IPM practices in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> vegetable crops in China: a step Further.

Author(s)
Liu, Y. Q.; Liu, S. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Pakistan.

This chapter provides detailed information on indigenous entomophilic nematodes regarding their distribution, identification (based on morphological and molecular characterization), mass production, biology, virulence, formulation, application (in vegetable and arable crop protection) and...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Firoza Kazi; Khanum, T. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Italy.

Pest management of harmful insects by applying entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) has been developed in Italy since the early 1980s, continuing in the 1990s and developing strongly since the 2000s in vegetable crops in the open field and in the greenhouse, in orchards and ornamentals. Laboratory...

Author(s)
Tarasco, E.; Ragni, A.; Curto, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in China.

This chapter summarizes the current status of entomophilic nematodes (EPNs) as biological control agents (BCAs) against important Chinese agricultural pests in integrated pest management and some important research advances of EPNs in controlling pests in China. The present drawbacks in research on ...

Author(s)
Wang CongLi; Li ChunJie
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter

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