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Crop Pest Management: At a Glance (for Agricultural Competitive Exams)
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Rakesh Kumar Sharma et. al.
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Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789386615626
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Pests damage crops and have serious impact on the economic output of a farm. In the present book, relevant information and modern way to crop pest management have been discussed. It comprises pest management of cereal crops, pulses, oilseed, fiber crops, cash crops, fruit crops and stored grains. It also provides detailed information on crop losses due to pests and their distribution, host range, life history and nature of damage are presented systematically. Available management practices like preventive, cultural, mechanical and biological measures are discussed. It is hoped that the book will be of interest and benefit to the students, entomologists, plant pathologists, extension workers, farmers, researchers and all others interested in crop pest management.

Preface v
1. Introduction to Crop Pest 1
2. Pest Management of Cereal Crops 5
(A) Rice – Gall midge, Stem Borer, Leaf and Plant hoppers, Leaf folder,
Case worm, Army worm, Swarming caterpillar and Gundhi bug.
(B) Wheat – Stem borer and Termites.
(C) Sorghum and Maize– Stem borer and Sorghum shoot fly.
3. Pest Management of Pulses 43
(A) Urd and Moong – Pea pod borer and Red hairy caterpillar.
(B) Soybean – Girdle beetle, Stem fly.
(C) Pigeonpea – Pod borer, Pod fly, Plume moth and Pod bug.
(D) Gram – Pod borer and Cut worm.
(E) Pea – Aphid and Pod borer.
(F) Lathyrus – Thrips.
4. Pest Management of Oilseeds 79
(A) Groundnut – Aphid, Leaf miner, White grub and Red hairy caterpillar.
(B) Sesame – Gall fly, Hawk moth, Leaf webber and Pod borer.
(C) Linseed – Bud fly, Linseed caterpillar, Thrips and Jassids.
(D) Safflower – Aphid and Bud fly.
(E) Sunflower and Niger – Bihar hairy caterpillar.
(F) Mustard – Aphid, Saw fly and Painted bug.
(F) Castor – Castor Semilooper, Capsule borer, Tussock hairy caterpillar.
5. Pest Management of Fibre Crops 127
(A) Cotton– Boll worm, Jassid, Red cotton bug, White fly and Aphids.
(B) Sunhemp – Sunhemp hairy caterpillar.
(C) Mesta – Spiral borer.
6. Pest Management of Cash Crops 153
(A) Sugarcane – Top shoot borer, Stem borer, Sugarcane leaf hopper, White fly, Mealy bug and Termites.
(B) Potato – Tuber moth, Aphid and Cut worm.
7. Pest Management of Vegetable Crops 175
(A) Okra – Shoot and fruit borer.
(B) Brinjal – Shoot and fruit borer, Stem borer and Mite.
(C) Chilly – Thrips and Fruit borer.
(D) Tomato – Fruit borer, Leaf minor and Stem borer.
(E) Onion and Garlic – Thrips, Tobacco caterpillar and Onion fly.
(F) Sweet Potato – Sweet potato weevil.
(G) Ginger – Shoot borer, Fly maggot, Rhizome scale.
(H) Coriander – Aphid, White fly and Flower stink bug.
(I) Cucurbitaceous vegetables – Red pumpkin beetle, Fruit fly and Vine borer.
(J) Cruciferous vegetables – Cabbage Semilooper, Diamond back moth, Leaf webber and Cabbage borer.
8. Pest Management of Fruit Crops 231
(A) Mango – Inflorescence midge, Mango shoot gall Psylla, Leaf hopper, Mealy bug, Stone weevil and Stem borer.
(B) Citrus – Lemon butter fly, Citrus Psylla, Fruit sucking moth, White fly and Leaf minor.
(C) Papaya – Fruit fly, Aphid, White fly and Mite.
(D) Banana – Rhizome weevil and Stem borer.
(E) Guava – Bark borer and Oriental fruit fly.
(F) Pomegranate – Anar butterfly and Fruit fly.
(G) Ber – Ber fruit fly.
(H) Litchi – Litchi bug, Leaf roller and Mite.
(I) Tamarind – Mealy bug.
(J) Cashewnut – Tea mosquito bug, Cashew stem and root borer.
(K) Sapota – Leaf webber and Fruit fly.
9. Pest Management of Stored Grains 291
Pulse beetle, Rice weevil, Grain moth, Red rust flour beetle, Khapra beetle, Lesser grain borer.
Appendices 311
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Index 339

Mr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma is Assistant Director of Agriculture at Department of Agriculture, Bilaspur (C.G.). He has also worked as Seed Inspector, Senior Surveillance Inspector and SRF in Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. He received his M.Sc (Ag.) degree in 2008 from Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (C.G.). He has qualified JRF (Agronomy) during 2006 and National Eligibility Test (ASRB, ICAR). He has published 7 books and numbers of research papers and technical articles. He has vast experience of teaching of under-graduate programme, research and extension activities.
Mr. Hemkant Chandravanshi is a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Entomology at College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur, (C.G.). Presently he is the State President of AIASA Chhattisgarh-2016 (All India Agricultural Students Association) and Former University President of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Students Union 2014-15. He received his B.Sc. (Ag.) in 2013 and M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 2015 in the field of Entomology from Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He was awarded “Best NSS Volunteer Award” in 2011-12.
Mr. Chandramani Sahu is a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Entomology at College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur, (C.G.). He received his M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 2014 from Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) during 2015. He is now continuing his research on biological control of insect pests. He has published many research papers and technical articles and has a lot of experience of teaching of under-graduate programme and research activities.
Ms. Mohanisha Janghel is a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Entomology at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar. She received his B.Sc. (Ag.) in 2012 from IGKV, Raipur, (C.G.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 2014 at O.U.A.T Bhubaneswar. She has qualified JRF and SRF, 3 gold medals in post graduation, awarded inspire DST fellowship during Ph.D programme. She has published many research papers and technical articles and has experience of teaching of under-graduate programme.

   

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