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Handbook of Forage and Rangeland Insects

Handbook / Manual

Series: Insect Pest Handbook Series

By: William O Lamp(Editor), Richard C Berberet(Editor), Leon G Higley(Editor), Craig R Baird(Editor)

180 pages, colour photos, line drawings, maps

American Phytopathological Society

Paperback | Apr 2007 | #172824 | ISBN-13: 9780977620906
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About this book

Handbook of Forage and Rangeland Insects is a comprehensive text that examines agricultural pest management from all angles – magnifying practical field strategies for growers, updating growers on the latest protection techniques, and preventing needless crop loss as a result of outdated pest control procedures.

Forage and rangeland crops harbor a wide variety of injurious and beneficial arthropods. Handbook of Forage and Rangeland Insects will help individuals (producers, land managers, consultants, extension personnel, researches, teachers, and students) to identify these arthropods and to outline methods for the management of both beneficial and harmful species.

"The volume will greatly benefit farmers, extension agents, pest control operators, and research scientists seeking an excellent reference on this subject."


About the Editors/Contributing Authors
How to Use This Handbook

Forage and Rangeland Production
Important Grasses and Legumes
Ecology and Physiology of Forage Crops
Production Practices

Arthropods and Their Management
Injury Caused by Arthropod Pests
Integrated Pest Management
Identification of Arthropods and Diagnosis of Injury
Key to Pest Injury
Key to Arthropod Pests

Injurious Arthropods
Foliar Pests
Blister Beetles
Grasshoppers and Crickets
Leafhoppers and Planthoppers
Plant Bugs
Stem Borers
Stink Bugs
Root Feeders
Crane Fliers
Weevils and Root Borers
White Grubs
Flower and Seed Feeders
Lygus Bugs
Seed Chalcid Wasps

Beneficial Organisms
Natural Enemies of Insects
Fly Parasitoids
Wasp Parasitoids
Lady Beetle Predators
Spider Predators
True Bug Predators
Weed Biological Control Agents

References Cited
Sources of Local Information

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