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Insect Pest Management : Field and Protected Crops - A. Rami Horowitz

Insect Pest Management

Field and Protected Crops

By: A. Rami Horowitz (Editor), Isaac Ishaaya (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st May 2004
ISBN: 9783540207559
Number Of Pages: 344

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This book explores ecologically sound and innovative techniques in insect pest management in field and protected crops. From a general overview of pest management to new biorational insecticides such as insect growth regulators, and new strategies to reduce resistance, the coverage is entirely up-to-date. Other chapters describe advances in pest management of important crops such as cotton, corn, oilseed rape and various vegetables.

Biorational insecticides - mechanisms, selectivity and importance in pest managementp. 1
New applications for neonicotinoid insecticides using imidacloprid as an examplep. 29
The spatial dimension in the ecology of insect pests and its relevance to pest managementp. 45
Resistance management for sustainable use of Bacillus thuringiensis crops in integrated pest managementp. 65
Implementing integrated pest management in Australian cottonp. 97
Area-wide management of insects infesting cottonp. 119
Integrated pest management for insect pests of cotton in less developed countriesp. 141
Advances in insect pest management of oilseed rape in Europep. 181
Recent advances and developments in corn integrated pest managementp. 209
Advances in United States sweet corn and snap bean insect pest managementp. 247
Integrated pest management in vegetables and ornamentals in the Western United Statesp. 279
Physical control in greenhouses and field cropsp. 301
Ultraviolet-absorbing barriers, an efficient integrated pest management tool to protect greenhouses from insects and virus diseasesp. 319
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ISBN: 9783540207559
ISBN-10: 3540207554
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.78

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