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Insect Pests of Cereals and their Management

Handbook / Manual

By: S Aggarwal

312 pages, Tabs, figs

Oxford Book Company

Hardback | Jan 2009 | #185826 | ISBN-13: 9788189473822
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About this book

This book has been designed keeping in mind the need for a manual which provides farmers with the wherewithal to bring insect pests of their cereal crops under management. It brings an extensive knowledge of the pesticides, trends, practices and techniques, both conventional and modern which can be used to combat this menace.

In addition, it takes care to incorporate a discussion on specific pest problems, and how they can be managed, with due regard to environmental stability. Further, it also brings in a study of the biological ethics behind using pest-control tactics.


Preface. 1. Insect pests of rice. 2. Insects pests of wheat. 3. Insect pests of sorghum and their management. 4. Barley pests and their control. 5. Insects pests of oats. 6. Local dispersal and migration of insects pests. 7. Plant resistance to insects. 8. Use of insecticides. 9. Characteristics of herbicides. 10. Biological control of insect pests. 11. Botanical insecticides. 12. Cultural control of insect pests. 13. Sterile insect release method. 14. Integrated pest management. Bibliography. Index.

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