Considering appropriateness of eco-friendly tactics in the management of crop pests and grains in storage, a refresher course was held for first time at the Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu during January 21- February 10, 2008. The training was attented by participants from various institutions and elite entomologists gave lectures.
Various chapters brought under the purview of this book include: Integrated Pest Management with focus on organic pest control in various field and plantation crops, mass production techniques & potential for various biocontrol agents & microbial insecticides, ,utilization of plant products against pests, use of pheromones and traps in crop pests management, host plant resistance, flyash as a component in pest control, potential of biocontrol agents and organic amendnments in the management of plant parasitic nematodes, plant nutrition technologies for pest management and plant-pest interaction.
The overall contents of the book would emphasize eco-friendly pest contol tactics applicable in field and horticultural ecosystems and in grain store godowns.
The contents of the book would auger well for promoting eco-friendly techniques of pest management.
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|Size: ||4.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Satish Serial Publishing House|
|Date published: || 2010|
|ISBN: ||2370007507528 (DRM-EPUB)|
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