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Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management

Edited by Geoffrey W. Zehnder, Mary L. Powelson, Richard K. Jansson, 
APS Press  1994  



Hardcover  655 pages with 98 black and white illustrations  ISBN 0890541647      £80.00

International in scope, this book presents technologies for integrated pest management and disease control systems for potato production. The table of contents is as follows:

Part 1: Introduction

  • Potato Pest Management: A Decade of Progress
  • Andean Potato Culture: 5,000 Years of Experience with Sustainable Agriculture

Part 2: Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management: Insects

  • Biology and Management of Soil Insect Pests of Potato in Australia and New Zealand
  • Biology and Management of Wireworms on Potato
  • Colorado Potato Beetle: Diverse Life History Poses Challenge to Management
  • Biology and Management of Leafhoppers on Potato
  • The Potato (Tomato) Psyllid, Paratrioza cockerelli (Sulc), as a Pest of Potatoes

Part 3: Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management: Viruses and Associated Insect Vectors

  • Action Thresholds for an Aphid Vector of Potato Leafroll Virus
  • Potato Leafroll Virus Management in the Pacific Northwest (USA)

Part 4: Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management: Bacteria and Fungi

  • Management of Bacterial Ring Rot of Potato
  • Prospects for Control of Potato Diseases Caused by Pectolytic Erwinias
  • Common and Acid Scab of Potato: Management, Etiology and Potential Uses for the Phytotoxins Produced by Streptomyces Species
  • Management Strategies for Fungal Diseases of Tubers
  • Role of Early and Late Blight Suppression in Potato Pest Management
  • Potato Early Dying: Causes and Management Tactics in the Eastern and Western United States
  • Part 5: Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management: Nematodes Biology and Management of Root-Knot Nematodes on Potato in the Pacific Northwest
  • Management of Nematodes and Soil-Borne Pathogens in Subtropical Potato Production
  • Biology and Management of Nematode Parasites of Potato in Developing Countries

Part 6: Pesticide Resistance and Resistance Management

  • Strategies for the Management of Insect Resistance to Synthetic and Microbial Insecticides
  • Resistance Management Strategies for Transgenic Potato Plants
  • Monitoring Resistance in Colorado Potato Beetle Populations
  • Biochemical Mechanisms of Insecticide Resistance in the Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Selection and Management of Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistant Colorado Potato Beetle

Part 7: Alternative Management Strategies for Potato Pests: Cultural and Biological Control

  • Control of Black Scurf and Other Diseases of Potato Tubers with Green-Crop-Harvesting and Antagonistic Organisms
  • The Influence of Cover Crops on the Suppression of Verticillium Wilt of Potato
  • Deployment Strategies for Antifeedants in Management of Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Biological Control of the Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Cultural Control of Colorado Potato Beetle: Off-Crop Management
  • Methods for Optimizing Field Performance of Bacillus thuringiensis Endotoxins Against Colorado Potato Beetle

Part 8: Alternative Management Strategies for Potato Pests: Host Plant Resistance

  • Insect Resistance in Potato: A Decade of Progress
  • Enhancing Resistance to Root-Knot Nematodes Derived from Wild Solanum Species in Potato Germplasm
  • Host Resistance for Management of Potato Late Blight

Part 9: Modelling and Expert Systems in Potato Pest Management

  • Modelling the Effects of Colorado Potato Beetle and Early Blight Defoliation on Potato Growth and Yield
  • Managing the Potato Crop with Computer Software
  • Development of an Expert System for Potato Integrated Pest Management

Part 10: Application of Biotechnology in Potato Pest Management

  • Engineered Resistance Against Potato Tuber Moth
  • Genetic Transformation of Potato for Insect Resistance
  • Development of Bacillus thuringiensis-Based Pesticides for the Control of Potato Insect Pests
  • Biotechnology and Resistance to Potato Viruses
  • Application of Protoplast Fusion Technology to Potato Disease Management
  • Double-Stranded RNA-Associated Cytoplasmic Hypovirulence in Rhizoctonia solani: Prospects for Developing a Reliable, Target-Specific Biocontrol System

Part 11: Potato Pest Management: A Global View

  • Potato Pest Management in Developing Countries
  • Farmers' Perspectives on Potato Pest Management in Developing Countries: Interdisciplinary Research at the International Potato Center (CIP)
  • Potato Disease Management in Latin America
  • Development of Potatoes with Multiple Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses: The International Potato Center Approach
  • Virus Detection and Management in Developing Countries
  • The Potato's Global Potential

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