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Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management

S Ignacimuthu s j and B V David

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ISBN 10: 8188901377 / ISBN 13: 9788188901371
Published by Elite Pub House, New Delhi, 2009
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Contents Preface. I. IPM General Aspects 1. Alternate strategies for pest management in tea in South India/A. Babu. II. Entomopathogens Microbial Pesticides 2. Recent advances in microbial control of vectors of parasitic diseases of both veterinary and public health importance/K. Narayanan and G.P. Shetty. 3. Bio efficacy of AaNPV against red hairy caterpillar Amsacta albistriga (walker) on groundnut in Karnataka/P.C. Ganiger V.T. Sannaveerappanavar and A.R.V. Kumar. 4. Biodegradation of endosulfan by phyllosphere bacteria/J.S. Kennedy. G. Prasad and V. Karthika. 5. Entomopathogenic nematodes ecofriendly tool for insect pest management/Nethi Somasekhar. 6. Evaluation of Mycohit (Hirsutella thompsonii fisher) against eriophyid mite Aceria guerreronis keifer in coconut/S. Jeyarani E.V. Bhaskaran J. Kavitha K. Ramaraju P. Sreerama Kumar and R.J. Rabindra. 7. Pathogenicity aof granulosis virus infecting the caterpillars of Pieris brassicae L. (Lepidoptera Pierida/W. Sangeeta Devi M. Ingobi Singh K. Dhanaapati Devi R.R. Pandey and R. Varatharajan. 8. Dynamics of Beauveria bassiana infecting Hypothenemus hampei and its management/Stephen D. Samuel S. Irulandi G. Antony Raj A. Ravikumar and P K Vinod Kumar. 9. In vitro studies on the efficacy of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) vuillemin and Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff) Sorokin (Deuteromycotina Hyphomycetes) against the coffee berry borer hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) Coleoptera Scolytidae)/C. Balasubramaniam and S. Sundaresan. 10. Effect of Abamectin 1 9 EC microbial insecticide to coccinellids of cotton ecosystem/R. Sheeba Jasmine and S. Kuttalam. III. Entomophages Biological Control 11. Biocontrol present scenario and future strategies/Hem Saxena. 12. Biological control of thrips of horticultural importance in India present status and future scope/P.N. Ganga Visalakshy and A. Krishnamoorthy. 13. Management of pests of mulberry and silkworm Bombyx mori with special emphasis on biocontrol/M. Geetha Bai. 14. Biointensive insect pest management strategy for rice under system of rice intensification/R. Nalini R.D.S. Rajavel and M. Shanthi. 15. Selection of Trichogramma for improved host searching ability/J.S. Kennedy M. Prakasa and N. Sathiah. 16. Predatory potential of Micromus igorotus Banks (Neuroptera Hemerobilidae) on sugarcane woolly aphid Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner/N. Sathiah J.S. Kennedy and V. Padmini. 17. Seasonal occurrence of the Braconid Cotesia flavipes (Cameron) a potential larval parasitoid of Sylepta aurantiacalis Fisch. (Pyraustidae Lepidoptera) in the cashew ecosystem/V. Ambethgar. 18. Seasonal observations on the aonla aphid schoutedonia emblica (Patel and Kulkarny) and its natural enemies/M. Shanthi D.S. Rajavel R.K. Murali Baskaran and R. Nalini. 19. Reaction of Bt and non Bt cotton to American bollworm Helicoverpa armigera/R. Pandi D.S. Rajavel S. Mahendran and P.S. Subramaniam. 20. Tetratophic Association of Aphis gossypii glover with its food plants and natural enemies in Northeast Bihar/Md. Equbal Ahmad Krishna Murari Kumar Nishat Parween and Sanjeev Kumar. IV. Botanical Pesticides 21. Screening of certain plant products for toxic effect to the Cotton bug Dysdercus cingulatus F./S. Govindan and K. Shanthi. 22. Effect of Pseudomonas fluorescens and neem oil as seed treatment against the leafhopper Amrasca devastans (distant) in Cotton/N. Murugesan N. Shunmugavalli and A. Kavitha. 23. Evaluation of bovine organics and botanicals against pests and non target organisms in Bhendi crop/N. Murugesan and M. Dhanavendhan. 24. Bioefficacy of plant oils and leaf extracts of the management of coconut eriophyid mite Aceria guerreronis Keifer/K. Ramaraju M.K. Varadarajan and E.V. Bhaskaran. 25. Field evaluation of botanical and fish oil rosin soap for the management of major pests of Senna/R.K. Murali Baskaran D.S. Rajavel M. Shanthi S. Kumar K. Suresh and S. Senthil Kumar. 26. Botanicals an ecofriendly approach for pest management in mulberry/V. Sathyaseelan. 27. Bookseller Inventory # 73432

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Title: Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management

Publisher: Elite Pub House, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardbound

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The farmers in developing countries are now renewing interest in approaches such as biological control, biopesticides and cultural practices to control insect pests. However, these non-chemical methods are not popularised among farmers in developing countries. These eco-friendly methods will play an important role in pest management in future, since they will bring about sustainable development. A systematic approach is required to develop and adapt the eco-friendly programmes for many crops and for today's production practices. This book deals with topics in the following areas: IPM General Aspects; Entomopathogens; Microbial Pesticides; Entomophages; Biological Control; Botanical Pesticides; Cultural Control Measures; Vector Control; Genetic Techniques; Attractants and Repellents.

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