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Pests of Plantation Crops
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Chowdappa, P, Chandrika Mohan and A Josephrajkumar
xvi+256p., figs.,32 col., tabls., ind., 25 cm
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Weight :  0 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789351248934
Status: LATEST(In Stock) 
Price: Rs 2195.00  

This book addresses all biotic constraints in plantation crops and innovative means to counter them. Cutting edge technologies on biological pest suppression, chemo-ecological approaches as well as neuropeptides are lucidly highlighted for all stakeholders in accomplishing higher and sustainable production. It will be a good guide for all undergraduate and post-graduate students, researchers, plantation mangers and officials from developmental agencies for the recent updates in pest management of plantation crops.

Dr. Pallem Chowdappa received M.Sc. in 1980 from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Ph.D in 1985 from Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnataka.
He became Director, ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod in September, 2014. Dr. Chowdappa is specialized in molecular plant pathology. He attended international training program on 'Oomycetes bioinformatics' at Virginia Tech, USA in 2014. Dr. Chowdappa was awarded DFID fellowship for Post-Doctoral research at CABI Bioscience, UK in 1998. Dr. Chowdappa has published more than 120 research papers in leading national and inter­national journals, 12 books, 35 technical bulletins, 42 book chapters and 5 experimental manuals.
Dr. Chandrika Mohan has completed her M.Sc and M.Phil from Calicut University, Kerala and Ph.D. from Kerala University. She has more than 28 years of research experience in coconut pest management and is currently working as Principal Scientist (Agrl. Entomology) at ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Regional Station, Kayamkulam. She has published more than 200 technical articles including more than 50 peer reviewed research articles in National and International Journals.
Dr. A. Josephrajkumar is currently working as Principal Scientist in the discipline of Agricultural Entomology at ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Regional Station, Kayamkulam. He completed his doctorate from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi. He has undergone a DBT-Post doctoral fellowship at SPIC Science Foundation, Guindy, Chennai. He had worked as Assistant Professor at Cardamom Research Station, Kerala Agricultural University, Pamapdumpara during 1999-2007. He has published more than 40 research papers in peer reviewed journals and has presented several papers in National and International symposia bestowed with oral presentation awards.

   

  Plant Pathology
Plantation Crops
Agricultural Entomology
Horticulture
 
   

   
   

  A Josephrajkumar
Chandrika Mohan
Chowdappa, P
 
   

  Pest
Management,
Spice
Crops,
Bionomics,
Bioecology,
Mechanical
Crontrol
 
   
 
 
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