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Integrated pest management : concepts, tactics, strategies and case studies

Author: Edward B Radcliffe; William D Hutchison; Rafael E Cancelado
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2009.
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Featuring 40 chapters written by leading experts, this textbook covers a broad range of topics in integrated pest management, focused primarily on theory and concepts. It is complemented by two award  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward B Radcliffe; William D Hutchison; Rafael E Cancelado
ISBN: 9780521875950 0521875951
OCLC Number: 804734254
Description: XVIII, 529 p. : taules, gràf. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The IPM paradigm: concepts, strategies and tactics Michael E. Gray, Susan T. Ratcliffe and Marlin E. Rice; 2. Economic impacts of IPM Scott M. Swinton and George W. Norton; 3. Economic decision rules for IPM Leon G. Higley and Robert K. D. Peterson; 4. Decision making and economic risk in IPM Paul D. Mitchell and William D. Hutchison; 5. IPM as applied ecology: the biological precepts David J. Horn; 6. Population dynamics and species interactions William E. Snyder and Anthony R. Ives; 7. Sampling for detection, estimation and IPM decision making Roger D. Moon and L. T. Wilson; 8. Application of aerobiology to IPM Scott A. Isard, David A. Mortensen, Shelby J. Fleischer and Erick D. De Wolf; 9. Introduction and augmentation of biological control agents Robert J. O'Neil and John J. Obrycki; 10. Crop diversification strategies for pest regulation in IPM systems Miguel A. Altieri, Clara I. Nicholls and Luigi Ponti; 11. Manipulation of pathogenic microorganisms for IPM of arthropod pests Stephen P. Wraight and Ann E. Hajek; 12. Integrating conservation biological control into IPM systems Mary Gardiner, Anna Fiedler, Alejandro C. Costamagna and Douglas A. Landis; 13. Barriers to adoption of biological control agents and biological pesticides Pamela G. Marrone; 14. Integrating pesticides with biotic and biological control for arthropod pest management Richard A. Weinzierl; 15. Pesticide resistance management Casey W. Hoy; 16. Assessing environmental risks of pesticides Paul C. Jepson; 17. Assessing pesticide risks to humans: putting science into practice Brian Hughes, Larry G. Olsen and Fred Whitford; 18. Advances in breeding for host plant resistance C. Michael Smith; 19. Resistance management to transgenic insecticidal plants Anthony M. Shelton and J. Z. Zhao; 20. Role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture Jarrad R. Prasifka, Richard L. Hellmich and Michael J. Weiss; 21. Use of pheromones in IPM Thomas C. Baker; 22. Insect endocrinology and hormone-based pest control products in IPM Daniel Doucet, Michel Cusson and Arthur Retnakaran; 23. Eradication - strategies and tactics Michelle L. Walters, Ron Sequeira, Robert Staten, Osama El-Lissy and Nathan Moses-Gonzales; 24. Insect management with physical methods in pre- and post harvest situations Charles Vincent, Phyllis G. Weintraub, Guy J. Hallman and Francis Fleurat-Lessard; 25. Cotton arthropod IPM Steven E. Naranjo and Randall G. Luttrell; 26. Citrus IPM Richard F. Lee; 27. IPM in greenhouse vegetables and ornamentals Joop C. van Lenteren; 28. Seed potato IPM Jeffrey A. Davis, Edward B. Radcliffe, David W. Ragsdale and Willem Schrage; 29. IPM in structural habitats Stephen A. Kells; 30. Fire ant IPM David H. Oi and Bastiaan M. Drees; 31. Integrated vector management for malaria Chris F. Curtis; 32. Gypsy moth IPM Michael L. McManus and Andrew M. Liebhold; 33. IPM for invasive species Robert C. Venette and Robert L. Koch; 34. IPM information technology John K. VanDyk; 35. Private-sector roles in advancing IPM adoption Thomas A. Green; 36. IPM, ideals and realities in developing countries Stephen Morse; 37. The USA National IPM Roadmap Harold D. Coble and Eldon E. Ortman; 38. The role of assessment and evaluation in IPM implementation Carol L. Pilcher and Edwin G. Rajotte; 39. From integrated pesticide management to organic and sustainable agriculture John Aselage and Donn T. Johnson; 40. Future of IPM, a worldwide perspective E. A. Heinrichs, Karim M. Maredia and Subbarayalu Mohankumar; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Edward B. Radcliffe, William D. Hutchison, Rafael E. Cancelado.


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