Field Crop Arthropod Pests of Economic Importance

Field Crop Arthropod Pests of Economic Importance
Author: Peter A. Edde
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1004
Release: 2021-08-21
ISBN 10: 0128196998
ISBN 13: 9780128196991
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Field Crop Arthropod Pests of Economic Importance presents detailed descriptions of the biology and ecology of important arthropod pest of selected global field crops. Standard management options for insect pest control on crops include biological, non-chemical, and chemical approaches. However, because agricultural crops face a wide range of insect pests throughout the year, it can prove difficult to find a simple solution to insect pest control in many, if not most, cropping systems. A whole-farm or integrated pest management approach combines cultural, natural, and chemical controls to maintain insect pest populations below levels that cause economic damage to the crop. This practice requires accurate species identification and thorough knowledge of the biology and ecology of the target organism. Integration and effective use of various control components is often enhanced when the target organism is correctly identified, and its biology and ecology are known. This book provides a key resource toward that identification and understanding. Students and professionals in agronomy, insect detection and survey, and economic entomology will find the book a valuable learning aid and resource tool. Includes insect synonyms, common names, and geographic distribution Provides information on natural enemies Is thoroughly referenced for future research

Pests of field crops

Pests of field crops
Author: Frederick G. Jones,Margaret G. Jones
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 448
Release: 1977
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:630674089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pests of field crops Book Review:

The origin and nature of pest problems; An introduction to insect structure and classification; Insects of minor economic importance; Plant bugs; Butterflies and moths; Beetls; Sawflies, wasps, bees and ants; Flies; Arthropod pests other than insects; Slugs and snails; Plant parasictic nematodes; Birds and small mammals; Pests of stored grain; Crops and their pests; Pest management; Pesticides.

Cooperative Economic Insect Report

Cooperative Economic Insect Report
Author: United States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1975
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OSU:32435058094350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Cooperative Economic Insect Report

Cooperative Economic Insect Report
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1975
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: IND:30000106237922
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Heteroptera of Economic Importance

Heteroptera of Economic Importance
Author: Carl W. Schaefer,Antonio Ricardo Panizzi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 856
Release: 2000-07-28
ISBN 10: 1420041851
ISBN 13: 9781420041859
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heteroptera of Economic Importance Book Review:

Heteropterans regularly cause a wide variety and large number of problems for humans - at times on a catastrophic scale. The 37,000 described species of this suborder including many pests, disease transmitters, and nuisances exist worldwide, inflicting damage on crops, forests, orchards, and human life. Inspired by the widespread economic impact of

Ecologically Based Pest Management

Ecologically Based Pest Management
Author: National Research Council,Board on Agriculture,Committee on Pest and Pathogen Control Through Management of Biological Control Agents and Enhanced Cycles and Natural Processes
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1996-04-21
ISBN 10: 0309053307
ISBN 13: 9780309053303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Widespread use of broad-spectrum chemical pesticides has revolutionized pest management. But there is growing concern about environmental contamination and human health risks--and continuing frustration over the ability of pests to develop resistance to pesticides. In Ecologically Based Pest Management, an expert committee advocates the sweeping adoption of ecologically based pest management (EBPM) that promotes both agricultural productivity and a balanced ecosystem. This volume offers a vision and strategies for creating a solid, comprehensive knowledge base to support a pest management system that incorporates ecosystem processes supplemented by a continuum of inputs--biological organisms, products, cultivars, and cultural controls. The result will be safe, profitable, and durable pest management strategies. The book evaluates the feasibility of EBPM and examines how best to move beyond optimal examples into the mainstream of agriculture. The committee stresses the need for information, identifies research priorities in the biological as well as socioeconomic realm, and suggests institutional structures for a multidisciplinary research effort. Ecologically Based Pest Management addresses risk assessment, risk management, and public oversight of EBPM. The volume also overviews the history of pest management--from the use of sulfur compounds in 1000 B.C. to the emergence of transgenic technology. Ecologically Based Pest Management will be vitally important to the agrichemical industry; policymakers, regulators, and scientists in agriculture and forestry; biologists, researchers, and environmental advocates; and interested growers.

Economic and Ecological Significance of Arthropods in Diversified Ecosystems

Economic and Ecological Significance of Arthropods in Diversified Ecosystems
Author: Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy,Shakunthala Sridhara
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 422
Release: 2016-10-20
ISBN 10: 9811015244
ISBN 13: 9789811015243
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Arthropods are invertebrates that constitute over 90% of the animal kingdom, and their bio-ecology is closely linked with global functioning and survival. Arthropods play an important role in maintaining the health of ecosystems, provide livelihoods and nutrition to human communities, and are important indicators of environmental change. Yet the population trends of several arthropods species show them to be in decline. Arthropods constitute a dominant group with 1.2 million species influencing earth’s biodiversity. Among arthropods, insects are predominant, with ca. 1 million species and having evolved some 350 million years ago. Arthropods are closely associated with living and non-living entities alike, making the ecosystem services they provide crucially important. In order to be effective, plans for the conservation of arthropods and ecosystems should include a mixture of strategies like protecting key habitats and genomic studies to formulate relevant policies for in situ and ex situ conservation. This two-volume book focuses on capturing the essentials of arthropod inventories, biology, and conservation. Further, it seeks to identify the mechanisms by which arthropod populations can be sustained in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and by means of which certain problematic species be managed without producing harmful environmental side-effects. This edited compilation includes chapters contributed by over 80 biologists on a wide range of topics embracing the diversity, distribution, utility and conservation of arthropods and select groups of insect taxa. More importantly, it describes in detail the mechanisms of sustaining arthropod ecosystems, services and populations. It addresses the contribution of modern biological tools such as molecular and genetic techniques regulating gene expression, as well as conventional, indigenous practices in arthropod conservation. The contributors reiterate the importance of documenting and understanding the biology of arthropods from a holistic perspective before addressing conservation issues at large. This book offers a valuable resource for all zoologists, entomologists, ecologists, conservation biologists, policy makers, teachers and students interested in the conservation of biological resources.

Sustainable Management of Arthropod Pests of Tomato

Sustainable Management of Arthropod Pests of Tomato
Author: Waqas Wakil,Gerald E Brust,Thomas Perring
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2017-11-19
ISBN 10: 0128135085
ISBN 13: 9780128135082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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

Breeding Insect Resistant Crops for Sustainable Agriculture

Breeding Insect Resistant Crops for Sustainable Agriculture
Author: Ramesh Arora,Surinder Sandhu
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 421
Release: 2017-10-16
ISBN 10: 9811060568
ISBN 13: 9789811060564
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book reviews and synthesizes the recent advances in exploiting host plant resistance to insects, highlighting the role of molecular techniques in breeding insect resistant crops. It also provides an overview of the fascinating field of insect-plant relationships, which is fundamental to the study of host-plant resistance to insects. Further, it discusses the conventional and molecular techniques utilized/useful in breeding for resistance to insect-pests including back-cross breeding, modified population improvement methods for insect resistance, marker-assisted backcrossing to expedite the breeding process, identification and validation of new insect-resistance genes and their potential for utilization, genomics, metabolomics, transgenesis and RNAi. Lastly, it analyzes the successes, limitations and prospects for the development of insect-resistant cultivars of rice, maize, sorghum and millet, cotton, rapeseed, legumes and fruit crops, and highlights strategies for management of insect biotypes that limit the success and durability of insect-resistant cultivators in the field. Arthropod pests act as major constraints in the agro-ecosystem. It has been estimated that arthropod pests may be destroying around one-fifth of the global agricultural production/potential production every year. Further, the losses are considerably higher in the developing tropics of Asia and Africa, which are already battling severe food shortage. Integrated pest management (IPM) has emerged as the dominant paradigm for minimizing damage by the insects and non-insect pests over the last 50 years. Pest resistant cultivars represent one of the most environmentally benign, economically viable and ecologically sustainable options for utilization in IPM programs. Hundreds of insect-resistant cultivars of rice, wheat, maize, sorghum, cotton, sugarcane and other crops have been developed worldwide and are extensively grown for increasing and/or stabilizing crop productivity. The annual economic value of arthropod resistance genes developed in global agriculture has been estimated to be greater than US$ 2 billion Despite the impressive achievements and even greater potential in minimizing pest- related losses, only a handful of books have been published on the topic of host-plant resistance to insects. This book fills this wide gap in the literature on breeding insect- resistant crops. It is aimed at plant breeders, entomologists, plant biotechnologists and IPM experts, as well as those working on sustainable agriculture and food security.

Pests of Field Crops

Pests of Field Crops
Author: Frederick George William Jones,Margaret G. Jones
Publsiher: Hodder Arnold
Total Pages: 392
Release: 1984
ISBN 10: 9780713128819
ISBN 13: 071312881X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The origin and nature of pest problems. An introduction to insect structure and classification. Insects of minor economic importance -- Collembola, Orthoptera, Dermaptera, Thysanoptera. Plant bugs -- Hemiptera. Butterflies and moths -- Lepidoptera. Beetles -- Coleoptera. Sawflies, wasps, bees and ants -- Hymenoptera. Flies -- Diptera. Arthropod pests other than insects. Slugs and snails -- Mollusca. Plant parasitic nematodes -- Nematoda. Birds and small mammals -- Vertebrata. Pests of stored grain. Crops and their pests. Pest management. Pesticides.

Arthropod Management in Vineyards

Arthropod Management in Vineyards
Author: Noubar J. Bostanian,Charles Vincent,Rufus Isaacs
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2012-06-26
ISBN 10: 9400740328
ISBN 13: 9789400740327
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Provides a state-of-the-science overview of arthropods affecting grape production around the world. Vineyard pest management is a dynamic and evolving field, and the contributed chapters provide insights into arthropods that limit this important crop and its products. Written by international experts from the major grape-growing regions, it provides a global overview of arthropods affecting vines and the novel strategies being used to prevent economic losses, including invasive pests affecting viticulture. The book contains reviews of the theoretical basis of integrated pest management, multiple chapters on biological control, current status of chemical control, as well as in-depth and well-illustrated reviews of the major arthropod pests affecting grape production and how they are being managed worldwide. This text will serve as a primary resource for applied entomologists, students, growers, and consultants with interests at the intersection of viticulture and applied entomology.

Pesticidal Plants

Pesticidal Plants
Author: Philip C. Stevenson,Steven R. Belmain,Murray B. Isman
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2020-05-27
ISBN 10: 3039287885
ISBN 13: 9783039287888
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The global biodiversity and climate emergencies demand transformative changes to human activities. For example, food production relies on synthetic, industrial and non-sustainable products for managing pests, weeds and diseases of crops. Sustainable farming requires approaches to managing these agricultural constraints that are more environmentally benign and work with rather than against nature. Increasing pressure on synthetic products has reinvigorated efforts to identify alternative pest management options, including plant-based solutions that are environmentally benign and can be tailored to different farmers’ needs, from commercial to small holder and subsistence farming. Botanical insecticides and pesticidal plants can offer a novel, effective and more sustainable alternative to synthetic products for controlling pests, diseases and weeds. This Special Issue reviews and reports the latest developments in plant-based pesticides from identification of bioactive plant chemicals, mechanisms of activity and validation of their use in horticulture and disease vector control. Other work reports applications in rice weeds, combination biopesticides and how chemistry varies spatially and influences the effectiveness of botanicals in different locations. Three reviews assess wider questions around the potential of plant-based pest management to address the global challenges of new, invasive and established crop pests and as-yet underexploited pesticidal plants.

Optical Manipulation of Arthropod Pests and Beneficials

Optical Manipulation of Arthropod Pests and Beneficials
Author: David Ben-Yakir
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2020-06-05
ISBN 10: 1786394707
ISBN 13: 9781786394705
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Arthropods as pests in crops, vectors of diseases, pollinators, and natural enemies of pests are of huge economic importance. They affect livestock, human health and food supplies around the world. This unique book examines and reviews how light and colour can be used to enhance pest management in agricultural and medical applications by manipulating the optical responses of arthropods. Arthropods use optical cues to find food, oviposition sites and to navigate. Light also regulates their diurnal and seasonal activities. Plants use optical cues to attract or deter various species of arthropod. In this book, an international team of experts show how light can be used successfully to attract, arrest, confuse and deter arthropods as well as to disrupt their biological clocks.

Pests of Field Crops and Pastures

Pests of Field Crops and Pastures
Author: PT Bailey
Publsiher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2007-10-08
ISBN 10: 0643099425
ISBN 13: 9780643099425
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pests of Field Crops and Pastures Book Review:

This comprehensive handbook on economic entomology for Australian field crops and pastures is the first of its kind. It encompasses pests and beneficial insects as well as allied forms of importance in Australian agriculture. Organised by commodities – such as cereals, sugar and tropical pasture legumes – it examines all the pest species for a particular commodity across Australia. Identification, distribution, damage, host range, biology, risk period and monitoring techniques are described for each entry, accompanied by useful illustrations. The book also describes introduced biological control agents that effectively control crop pests. Pests of Field Crops and Pastures will be a useful tool in crop management for progressive farmers, agronomists, agricultural consultants and academics alike.

Crop Production and Crop Protection

Crop Production and Crop Protection
Author: E.-C. Oerke,H.-W. Dehne,F. Schönbeck,A. Weber
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 829
Release: 2012-12-02
ISBN 10: 0444597948
ISBN 13: 9780444597946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crop Production and Crop Protection Book Review:

The objective of this book is to provide information to be used as a basis for evaluating the fragile, shaky structure of global food production. The volume analyses the data by region and by intensity of cultivation; and furnishes information about the yield response, giving some indication of the health of the plants. It will be invaluable to all plant and crop scientists as well as to agriculturalists.

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario
Author: Entomological Society of Ontario
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1973
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: IND:30000113196236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Arthropod Pests of Horticultural Crops in Tropical Asia

Arthropod Pests of Horticultural Crops in Tropical Asia
Author: R. Muniappan
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1845939514
ISBN 13: 9781845939519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the economy of tropical Asia, but arthropod pests are major constraints to production. This book consolidates the research on pests of South and Southeast Asia, providing useful data for the establishment of sustainable pest management programs. It covers the main arthropod pests of twenty five major crops, with colour photographs of their adult and immature stages, their distribution, biology, disease vectors, symptoms of the damage they cause and their natural enemies.

Insect Biodiversity

Insect Biodiversity
Author: Robert G. Foottit,Peter H. Adler
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1024
Release: 2018-04-11
ISBN 10: 111894559X
ISBN 13: 9781118945599
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Volume Two of the new guide to the study of biodiversity in insects Volume Two of Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society presents an entirely new, companion volume of a comprehensive resource for the most current research on the influence insects have on humankind and on our endangered environment. With contributions from leading researchers and scholars on the topic, the text explores relevant topics including biodiversity in different habitats and regions, taxonomic groups, and perspectives. Volume Two offers coverage of insect biodiversity in regional settings, such as the Arctic and Asia, and in particular habitats including crops, caves, and islands. The authors also include information on historical, cultural, technical, and climatic perspectives of insect biodiversity. This book explores the wide variety of insect species and their evolutionary relationships. Case studies offer assessments on how insect biodiversity can help meet the needs of a rapidly expanding human population, and examine the consequences that an increased loss of insect species will have on the world. This important text: Offers the most up-to-date information on the important topic of insect biodiversity Explores vital topics such as the impact on insect biodiversity through habitat loss and degradation and climate change With its companion Volume I, presents current information on the biodiversity of all insect orders Contains reviews of insect biodiversity in culture and art, in the fossil record, and in agricultural systems Includes scientific approaches and methods for the study of insect biodiversity The book offers scientists, academics, professionals, and students a guide for a better understanding of the biology and ecology of insects, highlighting the need to sustainably manage ecosystems in an ever-changing global environment.

Insect Resistance Management

Insect Resistance Management
Author: David W. Onstad
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2013-10-08
ISBN 10: 0123972337
ISBN 13: 9780123972330
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Insect Resistance Management Book Review:

Neither pest management nor resistance management can occur with only an understanding of pest biology. For years, entomologists have understood, with their use of economic thresholds, that at least a minimal use of economics was necessary for proper integrated pest management. IRM is even more complicated and dependent on understanding and using socioeconomic factors. The new edition of Insect Resistance Management addresses these issues and much more. Many new ideas, facts and case studies have been developed since the previous edition of Insect Resistance Management published. With a new chapter focusing on Resistance Mechanisms Related to Plant-incorporated Toxins and heavily expanded revisions of several existing chapters, this new volume will be an invaluable resource for IRM researchers, practitioners, professors and advanced students. Authors in this edition include professors at major universities, leaders in the chemical and seed industry, evolutionary biologists and active IRM practitioners. This revision also contains more information about IRM outside North America, and a modeling chapter contains a large new section on uncertainty analysis, a subject recently emphasized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The final chapter contains a section on insecticidal seed treatments. No other book has the breadth of coverage of Insect Resistance Management, 2e. It not only covers molecular to economic issues, but also transgenic crops, seed treatments and other pest management tactics such as crop rotation. Major themes continuing from the first edition include the importance of using IRM in the integrated pest management paradigm, the need to study and account for pest behavior, and the influence of human behavior and decision making in IRM. Provides insights from the history of insect resistance management (IRM) to the latest science Includes contributions from experts on ecological aspects of IRM, molecular and population genetics, economics, and IRM social issues Offers biochemistry and molecular genetics of insecticides presented with an emphasis on recent research Encourages scientists and stakeholders to implement and coordinate strategies based on local social conditions

Potential Anthropod Targets for Biological Control in the North Central United States

Potential Anthropod Targets for Biological Control in the North Central United States
Author: Douglas Alan Landis,Michael J. Haas (Entomologist)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 11
Release: 1984
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112099476217
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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