Biological and Biotechnological Control of Insect Pests by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
By Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
Pest and ailment administration maintains to problem the rural group. the increase in new pest and crop difficulties juxtaposed with public hindrance over pesticide use and extra stringent environmental rules creates the necessity for state-of-the-art agricultural manufacturers to stick present with new applied sciences for generating caliber plants profitably. organic and Biotechnological keep watch over of Insect Pests offers an outline of other measures to conventional pest administration practices, using organic keep an eye on and biotechnology.The elimination of a few powerful broad-spectrum chemical substances, attributable to issues over environmental overall healthiness and public protection, has led to the improvement of other, lowered hazard crop defense items. those items, much less poisonous to the surroundings and simply built-in into organic keep watch over platforms, aim particular existence phases or pest species. Predation - well-known as an appropriate, long-term approach - successfully suppresses pests in biotechnological keep an eye on systems.Biological and Biotechnological keep an eye on of Insect Pests covers those themes and extra. It explores the present methods in substitute ideas corresponding to: organic regulate brokers, parasites and predators, pathogenic microorganisms, pheromones, botanical pesticides, genetic keep watch over, genetic engineering of crops and biocontrol brokers, and executive rules for biocontrol brokers and recombinant DNA expertise. This publication could be an invaluable source to entomologists, agronomists, horticulturists, and environmental scientists.
Read or Download Biological and Biotechnological Control of Insect Pests PDF
Best biology books
The seriously acclaimed laboratory normal for greater than 40 years, tools in Enzymology is among the so much hugely revered courses within the box of biochemistry. considering the fact that 1955, every one quantity has been eagerly awaited, usually consulted, and praised by way of researchers and reviewers alike. greater than 260 volumes were released (all of them nonetheless in print) and lots more and plenty of the cloth is appropriate even at the present time - really a vital book for researchers in all fields of existence sciences.
This quantity in a research-level sequence covers assorted elements of microbial body structure and biochemistry together with inositol metabolisms in yeasts, bacterial adhesion, natural acids, the bacterial flagellum and the mechanical behaviour of bacterial telephone partitions. it really is meant to be of use to microbiologists, biochemists and biotechnologists.
Greater than 20 years in the past, as a fledgling graduate a few ordinary features of the genetics of those pupil who was once simply beginning to know about those organisms yet to pay respects to the 2 volumes of organisms that might turn into my basic learn Carr of Whitton that performed vital roles in my concentration, the ebook of Noel Carr and Brian personal wondering cyanobacteria (and without doubt in Whitton's The Biology of the Blue-Green Algae within the improvement of many others as well).
- The Molecular Biology of Fertilization
- The biology-chemistry interface: a tribute to Koji Nakanishi
- Evolución. El mayor espectáculo sobre la Tierra
- Calcium Signaling Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology Vol 114)
- Fractal Modelling: Growth and Form in Biology
- Molecular and Cell Biology of Neuropsychiatric Diseases
Extra info for Biological and Biotechnological Control of Insect Pests
1919. Controlling mealybugs by the use of their natural enemies. Calif. Stat. Hort. Comm. Monthly Bulls. 8: 257–260. Armitage, H. M. 1929. Timing field liberations of Cryptolaemus in the control of the citrophilus mealybug in the infested citrus orchards of southern California. J. Econ. Entomol. 22: 910–915. Bacheler, J. S. 1997. Insect management on cotton, pp. 137–157. In: Cotton information. Publ. No. AG-417. C. Coop. Ext. , Raleigh. Barbosa, P. ]. 1998. Conservation biological control. Academic Press, San Diego.
May): 366–371. Nwanze, K. F. 1982. Relationships between cassava root yields and infestations by the mealybug, Phenacoccus manihoti. Trop. Pest Management 28: 27–32. 25 O’Neil, R. , K. L. Giles, J. J. Obrycki, D. L. Mahr, J. C. Legaspi, and K. Katovich. 1998. Evaluation of the quality of four commerically available natural enemies. Biological Control 11: 1–8. Orr, D. and J. Baker. 1997a. Biological Control: Purchasing Natural Enemies. Pub. No. AG570-1. NC Coop. Ext. , Raleigh. Orr, D. and J. Baker.
Orr, D. and J. Baker. 1997b. Biological Control: Application of Natural Enemies. Pub. No. AG-570-2. NC Coop. Ext. , Raleigh. Orr, D. , C. Garcia-Salazar, and D. A. Landis. 1999. Trichogramma nontarget impacts: a method for biological control risk assessment. In: Follett, P. ], Non-target effects. Ostlie, K. R. and L. P. Pedigo. 1987. Incorporating pest survivorship into economic thresholds. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Am. 33: 98–102. Parrella, M. , K. M. Heinz, and L. Nunney. 1992. Biological control through augmentative release of natural enemies: a strategy whose time has come.