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Integrated Pest Management: Potential, Constraints and Challenges

Edited by O Koul, G S Dhaliwlal, G W Cuperus 
CABI  June 2004  



Hardback  336 pp  ISBN 9780851996868      £100.00
  • Contributors are internationally recognized experts on their subjects
  • Includes issues surrounding IPM, particularly of insects, in a number of specially commissioned chapters
IPM Systems need to be developed for agriculture to be economically and environmentally strong, in production, storage, and food processing. Although the concept and philosophy of integrated pest management have been largely accepted for some time, its implementation is complex and faces numerous potential problems. If IPM is to enjoy widespread approval and adoption, it must be clearly defined and economically and socially acceptable. The topics covered in this book include a range of topics, such as: risk-benefit analysis, transgenic crops in IPM and consumer response to IPM.

Readership: Crop protection, entomology and pest management.

Contents

  • Integrated Pest Management: Retrospect and prospect, G S Dhaliwal, O Koul and R Arora, Punjab Agricultural University, India
  • Cultural practices: Springboard to IPM, W I Bajwa and M Kogan, Oregon State University, USA
  • The relevance of modelling in successful implementation of IPM, D E Legg, University of Wyoming, USA
  • Manipulation of tritrophic interactions for IPM, R H J Verkerk, Imperial College London, UK
  • Behavior modifying chemicals: Prospects and constraints in IPM, L J Gut, L L Stelinski, Michigan State University, USA, D R Thomson, DJS Consulting, Washington State, USA and J R Miller, Michigan State University, USA
  • Transgenic insecticidal cultivars in Integrated Pest Management: Challenges and opportunities, J S Bernal, J Prasifka, M SÚtamou and K M Heinz, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Plant resistance against pests: Issues and strategies, C M Smith, Kansas State University, USA
  • The pesticide paradox in IPM: Risk benefit analysis, P Guillebeau, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, USA
  • Manipulation of host finding and acceptance behaviours in insects: Importance to IPM, R S Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, USA
  • Integrated Pest Management in forestry: Potential and challenges, I S Otvos, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, Canada
  • Consumer response to IPM: Potential and challenges, C S Hollingsworth and W M Coli, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • The essential role of IPM in promoting sustainability of agricultural production systems for future generations, G W Cuperus, R C Berberet and R T Noyes, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Opportunities and challenges for IPM in developing Countries, D Bergvinson, CIMMYT, Mexico
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