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Predators and Parasitoids

Edited By: Opender Koul and GS Dhaliwal
208 pages, 14 b/w line drawings
Publisher: Routledge
Predators and Parasitoids
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Addresses the role of natural enemies in pest control as an integrated pest management concept. It examines how Trichogramma, the extensively studied natural enemy of insect pests, has been used as a pest management tool and describes important aspects such as the inducible defense mechanisms of plants and the effects that plant diversity can have on herbivores and natural enemies.

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Predators and Parasitoids: An Introduction. Natural Enemies and Pest Control: An Integrated Pest Management Concept. Biological Control by Augmentation of Natural Enemies: Retrospect and Prospect. Developing Trichogramma as a Pest Management Tool. Tritrophic Interactions: The Inducible Defenses of Plants. Influence of Plant Diversity on Herbivores and Natural Enemies. Effect of Multiparasitism on the Parasitization Behavior of Insect Parasitoids. Synergism Between Insect Pathogens and Entomophagous Insects, and its Potential to Enhance Biological Control Efficacy. Biological Control of Weeds Using Exotic Insects.

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Edited By: Opender Koul and GS Dhaliwal
208 pages, 14 b/w line drawings
Publisher: Routledge
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