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Perspectives in Ecological Theory and Integrated Pest Management

Edited By: Marcos Kogan and Paul Jepson

570 pages, illus

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 2007 | #147418 | ISBN-13: 9780521822138
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About this book

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has become a major area of research for applied entomologists, ecologists, agricultural workers, and crop protection specialists. This volume brings together recent advances in ecological theory as they apply to IPM to produce an up-to-date reference for all involved in this discipline. The wide range of developments covered include topics such as molecular ecology, spatial scale, GM crops and biological control. The volume examines the significance and potential impact of such developments for the future of IPM.


Contents

Overview: Ecology and IPM Marcos Kogan and Paul C. Jepson; 1. An ecologist's view of IPM Richard Levins; 2. Ecology and the human factor: ecological scales and levels of IPM integration Marcos Kogan; Part I. Level one IPM: Species- and population-level processes Marcos Kogan and Paul C. Jepson: 3. Ecosystematics and IPM Darlene Judd; 4. Populations, metapopulations: elementary units of IPM systems Linton Winder and Ian Woiwod; 5. Arthropod behavioural ecology and IPM Ronald Prokopy and Bernard Roitberg; 6. Arthropod sexual behaviour and IPM Ring Carde; 7. Ecology of arthropod/ plant interactions and IPM John C. Reese and Marcos Kogan; 8. Nutritional ecology of plant feeding arthropods and IPM Antonio Panizzi; 9. Conservation biology, biodiversity and IPM Steve D. Wratten, Dieter F. Hochuli, Geoff M. Gurr and Jason Tylianakis; 10. Entomopathogen ecology in biocontrol systems Flavio Moscardi; 11. Ecological risks of biocontrol agents: impact on IPM Heikki Hokkanen, Joop van Lenteren and Ingeborg Menzler-Hokkanen; Part II. Level two IPM: Community-level processes- multiple pest Marcos Kogan and Paul C. Jepson; 12. Long distance movement of arthropods and dynamics of crop field colonisation Keith Walters, Richard Baker and Ray Cannon; 13. Ecology of genetically transformed host plants and natural enemies George Kennedy and Fred Gould; 14. Host plants/ herbivores/ natural enemies: dynamics of tritrophic interactions Andrew P. Gutierrez and Johann Baumgartner; 15. Weed ecology, habitat management and IPM Robert Norris; 16. Ecological bases of weed management with herbivorous arthropods and plant pathogens Peter McEvoy and Christopher C. Mundt; 17. Ecology of plant pathogens and IPM Joyce Loper; 18. Ecology of vertebrate pests and IPM Gary W. Witmer; 19. Ecological bases of habitat management for IPM Daniel McGrath; Part III. Level three IPM: ecosystems-level processes Marcos Kogan and Paul C. Jepson: 20. Ecosystems- concepts, analyses, and practical implications in IPM Timothy D. Schowalter; 21. Ecosystems ecology and IPM Clara Nicholls and Miguel Altieri; Part IV. Ecological scale-independent processes Marcos Kogan and Paul C. Jepson: 22. Molecular ecology: applications to IPM Paul J. De Barro, O. R. Edwards and P. Sunnucks; 23. Ecotoxicology and IPM Paul C. Jepson; 24. Environmental/ ecological economics and IPM.


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Biography

Marcos Kogan is Professor and Director Emeritus of the Integrated Plant Protection Center at Oregon State University. Paul Jepson has been Director of the Integrated Plant Protection Center at Oregon State University since 2002.

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