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Insect Predators and Pest Management
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Patil, Vaishali J and T V Sathe
vii+216p., 14 tabls., 39 plts., 227 figs., ind., 23 cm
First Published, 2003
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Weight :  425 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2019
 

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ISBN: 9788170353195
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 895.00  

Insect pest predators is major component of Integrated Pest Management programme in modern agriculture. Pesticides create many serious problems such as air, water and food pollution; health hazards, ill effects and killing of beneficial organisms; pest resistance, pest resurgence, secondary pest outbreak, interruption in ecocycles, etc. Therefore, in the present text, very relevant information is given on the insect predators such as praying mantids, tiger beetles and Lady bird beetles on taxonomy, biology, seasonal abundance, habitats, rearing techniques and pest predator index. This book will be helpful for understanding various aspects of insect predators of pest and future directions in research and as guide to students, teachers, farmers and scientists in the field of pest management.

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Rearing of Predators

Chapter 3: Survey and Surveillance

Chapter 4: Habitat Identification

Chapter 5: Taxonomy
Coccinelids, Tiger beetles, Praying mantids

Chapter 6: Biology of Predators

Chapter 7: Pest Predator Index

   

  Entomology
Agricultural Entomology
Plant Pathology, Protection and Disease management
 
   

   
   

  Vaishali J. Patil
T. V. Sathe
 
   

   
   
 
 
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