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IPM - Innovation development process is incomplete without the diffusion and adoption of IPM methods by the end users, and through its consequences.
The book covers the underlying concepts and methodologies of diffusion of innovation theory and programme evaluation; and reviews the progress and impact of IPM programmes implemented in the industrialised, the green revolution and the subsistence agricultural systems of the world. Impact of IPM has been discussed with interdisciplinary perspective by experts from entomology, plant pathology, environmental science, anthropology, economics and extension education from North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The book provides an invaluable resource material to the scientists, professionals, students, program planners and farmers.
Preface. 1. Diffusion of Innovation Theory and Integrated Pest Management. 2. Evaluation Research: Methodologies for Evaluation of IPM Programs. 3. Protocol for Economic Impact Evaluation of IPM Programs. 4. Economic Evaluation of Integrated Pest Management Programs. 5. Eliciting Farmer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in the Development of Integrated Pest Management Programs for Rice in Asia. 6. Implementing Integrated Pest Management in Developing and Developed Countries. 7. Moving On: Farmer Education in Integrated Insect Pest and Disease Management. 8. Impact of IPM Extension for Smallholder Farmers in the Tropics. 9. Impact of IPM Programs in Asian Agriculture. 10. Evolutionary Revolution: Implementing and Disseminating IPM in Indonesia. 11. Principles and Methods of Rice Lepidopteroid Pest and its Enemy Management (PEM) Program in North Vietnam. 12. Challenges of Integrated Pest Management in Sub-Saharan Africa.13. Evaluating Dissemination and Impact of IPM: Lessons from Case Studies of Potato and Sweetpotato IPM in Peru and Other Latin American Countries. 14. Integrated Pest Management in Europe -- History, Policy, Achievements and Implementation. 15. IPM Programs in Commonwealth of Independent States and Russia. 16. Dissemination and Impact of IPM Programs in US Agriculture. 17. Advances with Integrated Pest Management as a Component of Sustainable Agriculture: The Case of the Australian Cotton Industry. 18. Impact of IPM and Transgenics in the Chinese Agriculture. 19. Can Transgenic Crops and IPM Be Compatible? 20. Integrated Pest Management, Biofuels, and a New Green Revolution: A Case Study of the American Midwest. Index.
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