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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
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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
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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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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in the USA.

This chapter aims to document the uses for entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in the USA, and to pay special attention to examples where EPNs accomplish something that other pest management strategies do not. The status of integrated pest management (IPM) in the USA is described. The application of...

Author(s)
Stevens, G.; Lewis, E.
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 Brazil.

This chapter presents the current research status on EPNs in Brazil, emphasizing their use in integrated pest management programmes. Studies on their diversity, biology, ecology, production and formulation are outlined. Their application in vegetable and arable crops; parks, urban tree plantings...

Author(s)
Leite, L. G.; Andaló, V.; Dolinski, C.; Moino Junior, A.; Batista, E.; Iede, E. T.
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 South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Poland.

The entomophilic nematodes (EPNs) infect many different types of soil insects, including the larval forms of butterflies, moths, beetles and flies, as well as adult crickets and grasshoppers. EPNs can be cultured easily in vitro; have a high reproductive potential; have a broad host range; are safe ...

Author(s)
Kowalska, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grafting as agrotechnology for reducing disease damage.

Louws et al. (2010) summarized concurrent literature on the use of grafting technology to manage diseases (fungal, bacterial and viral), pests (including nematodes) and weeds in vegetable production, and provided up-to-date information on disease cycles, complementary disease-management practices,...

Author(s)
Cohen, R.; Dombrovsky, A.; Louws, F. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648972)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pathology.

This chapter focuses on the various postharvest diseases affecting the postharvest quality of fruits and vegetables. Information on the infection process of major postharvest decay fungi, i.e. Alternaria, Aspergillus, Botrytis, Fusarium, Geotrichum, Monilinia, Penicillium, Rhizopus and Sclerotinia...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of integrated pest management in food and nutritional security.

This chapter discusses the role of integrated pest management (IPM) in reducing crop losses due to insect pests, in increasing crop productivity and thus food security. The essential ingredients of IPM are mentioned, i.e. knowledge of farmers about the crop, pest and predator biology, use of...

Author(s)
Shankar, U.; Abrol, D. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter

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