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About this book
About this book
This volume reviews, in a multi-disciplinary approach, recent achievements in crop protection and integrated management of arthropod pests.
Preface. Section I - IPM in Citrus Groves. 1.Citrus Pest Management in the Northern Mediterranean Basin (Spain, Italy and Greece). 2.Main Arthropod Pests of Citrus Culture and Pest Management in Greece. 3.Biological Control in Citrus in Spain: from Classical to Conservation Biological Control. 4.Citrus Integrated Pest Management in Italy. 5.Entomopathogenic Nematode Ecology and Biological Control in Florida Citrus Orchards. Section II- Advanced IPM Technologies. 6.Integration of Insect and Mite Management with Disease and Weed Control in Pecan Production. 7.Locust Habitat Monitoring and Risk Assessment Using Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies. 8.Plant Defenses Against Insect Herbivory. 9.IPM of the Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus. 10.Control of Urticating Lepidoptera Outbreaks with Bacillus thuringiensis Aerial Treatments. Section III - Mites Biological Control And IPM. 11.IPM Potentials of Microbial Pathogens and Diseases of Mites. 12.IPM Strategies Through Specialist and Generalist Phytoseiids (Acari, Mesostigmata).
From the reviews: "The final book in a five-part series edited by Ciancio ! will be useful to specialists in certain subdisciplines of integrated pest management (IPM). ! focuses primarily on IPM involving citrus and mites. ! The work is detailed, current, amply referenced, and carefully edited, combining contributions from 34 experts representing India, Egypt, the US, and several European countries. ! Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students and above." (M. K. Bomford, Choice, Vol. 48 (5), January, 2011)