Biological Control of Insect Pests Using Egg Parasitoids - download pdf or read online

By S. Sithanantham,Chandish R. Ballal,S.K. Jalali,N Bakthavatsalam

ISBN-10: 8132211804

ISBN-13: 9788132211808

ISBN-10: 8132217306

ISBN-13: 9788132217305

The topic of the e-book is very correct to the present emphasis on surroundings conservation, with specialize in local biodiversity conservation in agro-ecosystems. the present impetus being given to natural farming and export orientated agri-hortculture within the state demands entry to correct clinical wisdom base one of the stakeholders. examine on organic pest keep an eye on is greater than a century previous in India. Egg parasitoids, that are more often than not tiny wasps, led by way of the relations Trichogrammatidae, are the main commonly applied ordinary enemies for organic keep an eye on globally. Over thirty international locations are utilizing those bioagents to guard over 10 million hectares of agricultural and forestry plants from many very important insect pests.
The publication contains 18 chapters, that are prepared in continuum, starting with easy points of data and finishing of their usage objectives. The chapters hide largely 4 components: bio-diversity and normal prevalence of egg parasitoids, behaviour and version of egg parasitoids, mass construction and secure use of egg parasitoids and utilisation of egg parasitoids in numerous crop ecosystems. the various chapters cater to the wishes of discipline-wise replace at the present R&D scenario-like insect taxonomy, biotechnology, mass-production and qc of the objective organisms - egg-parasitoids, that are beneficial for laboratory scientists/researchers. There also are chapters dedicated to wisdom prestige and scope for usage of egg parasitoids in several objective plants, which cater to specifications of box entomologists and extensionists to be used of their projects of guiding farmers/local guides.
The e-book is diversified in method, approach, constitution and content material and guarantees holistic assurance of the subject. The chapters are written by means of lively and skilled employees in several plants and points and co-edited via 4 very skilled specialists who've over 3 many years R&D event within the topic. the entire authors have uniformly focussed on entire literature research and significant id of data gaps for destiny R&D, hence the publication is novel in outlook, up to date in content material and finished in insurance of themes.
This e-book might be important for supplementary interpreting for MSc Agriculture and PhD Agriculture scholars, in addition to MSc/PhD learn scholars in Zoology/Environmental Biology, who're specialising in Entomology. it's going to additionally function a truly precious reference publication for researchers around the globe, notwithstanding concentration is usually there on Indian paintings. It addresses the distinctive details wishes of scholars and school, in addition to practitioners and extensionists within the Australasia and Africa areas and therefore now not restricted to the R&D wisdom generated in constructed countries.

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