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Bemisia Bionomics And Management Of A Global Pest

Author : Philip A. Stansly
ISBN : 9048124603
Genre : Science
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Bemisia tabaci (Gennedius) has distinguished itself from the more than 1,000 whitefly species in the world by its adaptability, persistence and potential to damage a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops in all six of the world’s inhabited continents. B. tabaci inflicts plant damage through direct feeding, inducement of plant disorders, vectoring of plant viruses and excretion of honeydew. This book collates multiple aspects of the pest ranging from basic to applied science and molecular to landscape levels of investigation. Experts in multiple disciplines provide broad, but detailed summaries and discussion of taxonomy, genetics, anatomy, morphology, physiology, behavior, ecology, symbiotic relationships, virus vector associations and various tactics for integrated management of this pest insect. The book is focused primarily on progress during the last 10-15 years and is directed at workers in the field as well as the informed professional who may not necessarily specialize in whitefly research. The book is unique in providing broad coverage in relatively few chapters by recognized experts that highlight the state-of-the-art in our understanding of this fascinating but troublesome cosmopolitan pest.

The Whitefly Bemisia Tabaci Homoptera Aleyrodidae Interaction With Geminivirus Infected Host Plants

Author : Winston M.O. Thompson
ISBN : 9400715242
Genre : Science
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The book presents a chronology of events of B. tabaci and geminiviruses, and an overview within the Caribbean and Latin America. The pathosystems involving Tomato yellow leaf curl virus, Cotton leaf curl virus and the cassava mosaic viruses are discussed. Data is presented on amino acid concentrations influencing B. tabaci and thus serves the basis for holidic diets. The essential molecular techniques for B. tabaci identification and classification are included with factors to consider for appropriate applications; an essential working guide for graduate students and researchers in the molecular field. Excellent photos portray symptoms of geminivirus-infecting crops: tomato, cotton, cassava, legumes and cucurbits; an important guide for researchers and growers. The novel insecticides, their mode of action and specificity; emphasize the applications of these within IPM programs.

Sustainable Management Of Arthropod Pests Of Tomato

Author : Waqas Wakil
ISBN : 9780128135082
Genre : Science
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Sustainable Management of Arthropod Pests of Tomato provides insight into the proper and appropriate application of pesticides and the integration of alternative pest management methods. The basis of good crop management decisions is a better understanding of the crop ecosystem, including the pests, their natural enemies, and the crop itself. This book provides a global overview of the biology and management of key arthropod pests of tomatoes, including arthropod-vectored diseases. It includes information that places tomatoes in terms of global food production and food security, with each pest chapter including the predators and parasitoids that have specifically been found to have the greatest impact on reducing that particular pest. In-depth coverage of the development of resistance in tomato plants and the biotic and abiotic elicitors of resistance and detailed information about the sustainable management of tomato pests is also presented. Provides basic biological and management information for arthropod pests of tomato from a global perspective, encompassing all production types (field, protected, organic) Includes chapters on integrated management of tomato pests and specific aspects of tomato pest management, including within protected structures and in organic production Presents management systems that have been tested in the real-world by the authors of each chapter Fully illustrated throughout with line drawings and color plates that illustrate key pest and beneficial arthropods associated with tomato production around the world

Environmental Pest Management

Author : Moshe Coll
ISBN : 9781119255598
Genre : Science
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A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary exploration of key topics that interrelate pest management, public health and the environment This book takes a unique, multidimensional approach to addressing the complex issues surrounding pest management activities and their impacts on the environment and human health, and environmental effects on plant protection practices. It features contributions by a distinguished group of authors from ten countries, representing an array of disciplines. They include plant protection scientists and officers, economists, agronomists, ecologists, environmental and public health scientists and government policymakers. Over the course of eighteen chapters, those experts share their insights into and analyses of an array of issues of vital concern to everyone with a professional interest in this important subject. The adverse effects of pest control have become a subject of great concern worldwide, and researchers and enlightened policymakers have at last begun to appreciate the impact of environmental factors on our ability to manage pest populations. Moreover, while issues such as pesticide toxicity have dominated the global conversation about pest management, economic and societal considerations have been largely neglected. Environmental Pest Management: Challenges for Agronomists, Ecologists, Economists and Policymakers is the first work to provide in-depth coverage of all of these pressing issues between the covers of one book. Offers a unique multi-dimensional perspective on the complex issues surrounding pest management activities and their effect on the environment and human health Addresses growing concerns about specific pest management strategies, including the use of transgenic crops and biological controls Analyses the influence of global processes, such as climate change, biological invasions and shifts in consumer demand, and ecosystem services and disservices on pest suppression efforts Explores public health concerns regarding biodiversity, pesticide use and food safety Identifies key economic drivers of pest suppression research, strategies and technologies Proposes new regulatory approaches to create sustainable and viable crop protection systems in the framework of agro-environmental schemes Offering a timely and comprehensively-unique treatment of pest management and its environmental impacts in a single, inter-disciplinary volume, this book is a valuable resource for scientists in an array of disciplines, as well as government officials and policymakers. Also, teachers of undergraduate and graduate level courses in a variety of fields are sure to find it a highly useful teaching resource.

Advanced Technologies For Managing Insect Pests

Author : Isaac Ishaaya
ISBN : 9789400744974
Genre : Science
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Among the highlights of this book is the use of novel insecticides acting on a specific site in an insect group and are compatible with natural enemies and the environment. One of such approaches is based on disrupting the activity of biochemical sites acting on transcription factors such as the Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) family, anti juvenile hormone (AJH) agents that target JH biosynthetic enzymes, G-protein coupled receptors (GPCR) and bursicon as a target for insect control. Another one is the biotechnology or the genetic approach such as gene silencing (RNA interference) and Bt-crops. Other sections of the book are devoted to the plant’s natural products, optical manipulation and the use of nanotechnology for improving insect control methods.

Tropical Pest Management

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ISBN : WISC:89047326103
Genre : Agricultural pests
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Proceedings Of An International Conference Organised By The British Crop Protection Council Held At

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ISBN : WISC:89030534382
Genre : Plants, Protection of
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Technical Bulletin

Author : Asian and Pacific Council. Food & Fertilizer Technology Center
ISBN : CORNELL:31924089490134
Genre : Fertilizers
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ISBN : UCLA:L0073718694
Genre : Cotton
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Plant Health And The European Single Market

Author : British Society for Plant Pathology
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067951156
Genre : Horticultural products
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International organisations for plant health; Plant health in the European community; Quality assurance in plant health; Plant health in practice; Forecasting plant health problems; Plant health for the century.

Bulletin Organisation Internationale De Lutte Biologique Contre Les Animaux Et Les Plantes Nuisibles Section Regionale Quest Pal?arctique

Author : International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants. West Palaearctic Regional Section
ISBN : CORNELL:31924101591018
Genre : Pests
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Biocontrol In Protected Culture

Author : Kevin M. Heinz
ISBN : WISC:89083389676
Genre : Gardening
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An authoritative reference on the subject of using non-chemical controls on greenhouse-grown crops, this book explains the latest in crop-management techniques from around the globe. The contributing authors come from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Italy, and Asia. Biological control factors and the various types of controls -- predators, parasites, nematodes, and pathogens -- are described. Information is also provided on greenhouse structures, sampling, quality control, specific pests on both ornamental and vegetable crops -- whiteflies, spider mites, leafminers, thrips, aphids, other minor pests -- and soil borne pests. Specific crops are also discussed, including chrysanthemums, poinsettias, cut flowers, foliage plants, woody ornamentals, bedding plants, cucumbers, sweet peppers, tomatoes, and mushrooms.

Bemisia Tabaci

Author : M. J. W. Cock
ISBN : CORNELL:31924018620454
Genre : Aleurodes
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Proceedings Of The International Workshop On Management Of Resistant Cotton Pests In China 96

Author : National Agro-Technical Extension and Service Center
ISBN : 7109050866
Genre : Cotton
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Cowpea In India

Author : D. Kumar
ISBN : CORNELL:31924101922924
Genre : Cowpea
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The Journal Of Agriculture Of The University Of Puerto Rico

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ISBN : WISC:89099185266
Genre : Agriculture
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Acta Phytopathologica Et Entomologica Hungarica

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ISBN : UOM:39015058971873
Genre : Entomology
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Tropical Biodiversity And Systematics

Author : Hans Ulrich, zoologiste
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067938559
Genre : Biodiversity
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Bemisia Tabaci Gennadius

Author : A. N. Basu
ISBN : WISC:89052282233
Genre : Nature
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A major insect pest whose unprecedented population explosions during the past decade caused a sensation in various parts of the globe, the whitefly— Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)—both causes direct damage to plants and transmits a large number of plant viruses. Infestation has typically resulted in losses of up to 80 percent in yields of cotton, soybeans, tobacco, and other crops. In this invaluable reference, A. N. Basu has compiled, for the first time, all of the significant international research on B. tabaci entomology, plant virology, and management and control of this widespread pest. The volume will be an essential resource for entomologists, plant virologists, and agronomists, who will be interested in having the latest information about B. tabaci.

Zoological Record

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00845109O
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