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Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM

Edited By: Bhadriraju Subramanyam and David W Hagstrum

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116878 | ISBN: 0792379764
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Insects associated with raw grain and processed food cause qualitative and quantitative losses. Preventing these losses caused by stored-product insects is essential from the farmer's field to the consumer's table. While traditional pesticides play a significant role in stored-product integrated pest management (IPM), there has recently been, and will continue to be, a greater emphasis on alternative approaches. This work details the most promising methods, ranging from extreme temperatures to the controversial radiation, and from insect-resistant packaging to pathogens.


Dedication. Contributors. About the editors. Preface. 1. Monitoring and decision tools; D.W. Hagstrum, B. Subramanyam. 2. Sanitation and exclusion; M.A. Mullen, J.R. Pederson. 3. Aeration; C. Reed, F.H. Arthur. 4. Temperature; C.S. Burks, et al. 5. Modified atmospheres; C. Adler, et al. 6. Insect growth regulators; H. Oberlander, D.L. Silhacek. 7. Varietal resistance; J.E. Throne, et al. 8. Pathogens; D. Moore, et al. 9. Parasites and predators; M. Scholler, P.W. Flinn. 10. Pheromones; T.W. Phillips, et al. 11. Botanicals; D.K. Weaver, B. Subramanyam. 12. Inert dusts; B. Subramanyam, R. Roesli. 13. Radiation; S.L. Halverson, S.V. Nablo. 14. Impact; R. Plarre, F. Reichmuth. 15. Integration; D.W. Hagstrum, B. Subramanyam. Index.

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