Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security

Written By Omkar
Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 February 2016
  • ISBN : 0128032669
  • Pages : 762 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security written by Omkar which was release on 03 February 2016, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security explores the broad range of opportunity and challenges afforded by Integrated Pest Management systems. The book focuses on the insect resistance that has developed as a result of pest control chemicals, and how new methods of environmentally complementary pest control can be used to suppress harmful organisms while protecting the soil, plants, and air around them. As the world’s population continues its rapid increase, this book addresses the production of cereals, vegetables, fruits, and other foods and their subsequent demand increase. Traditional means of food crop production face proven limitations and increasing research is turning to alternative means of crop growth and protection. Addresses environmentally focused pest control with specific attention to its role in food security and sustainability. Includes a range of pest management methods, from natural enemies to biomolecules. Written by experts with extensive real-world experience.

Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security

Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security
  • Author : Omkar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-03
  • Total pages : 762
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security explores the broad range of opportunity and challenges afforded by Integrated Pest Management systems. The book focuses on the insect resistance that has developed as a result of pest control chemicals, and how new methods of environmentally complementary pest control can be used to ...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management
  • Author : David Pimentel,Rajinder Peshin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-04-10
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how integrated pest management can become a sustainable practice. The discussions include using less pesticides and the possibility of eliminating pesticides from agricultural practice....

Microbes for Sustainable lnsect Pest Management

Microbes for Sustainable lnsect Pest Management
  • Author : Md. Aslam Khan,Wasim Ahmad
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-12
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : The search for new strategies of pest control with safer molecules is currently of great importance and interest. Microbe-mediated biological crop protection is an attractive and promising technology with no concern for a negative impact on the environment and biodiversity. Microbial hydrolytic enzymes such as proteases, chitinases, lipases, etc. are ...

Microbes for Sustainable Insect Pest Management

Microbes for Sustainable Insect Pest Management
  • Author : Md. Aslam Khan,Wasim Ahmad
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-16
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : This Volume comprises 14 chapters in an attempt to provide the reader with available information on safe and effective use of entomopathogens. Chapters in this book dealing with soil-borne entomopathogens and their phylogeny also provide a review on most updated information of their isolation and molecular identification. Employing fungal pathogens in ...

Controlled Release of Pesticides for Sustainable Agriculture

Controlled Release of Pesticides for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Rakhimol K. R.,Sabu Thomas,Tatiana Volova,Jayachandran K.
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : This book ​presents an introduction to the concept and need of sustainable agriculture, the mechanisms of conventional and controlled release of pesticides, herbicides and plant hormones. It also contains the carriers which supply controlled release including polymers and nanoparticles. A full chapter is devoted to the theory and simulation aspects....

Nature Based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges

Nature Based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges
  • Author : Robert C. Brears
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : This book provides a systematic review of nature-based solutions and their potential to address current environmental challenges. In the 21st century, society is faced by rapid urbanisation and population growth, degradation and loss of natural capital and associated ecosystem services, an increase in natural disaster risks, and climate change. With ...

Pests and Their Management

Pests and Their Management
  • Author : Omkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-01
  • Total pages : 1078
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : This book comprehensively compiles information on some of the major pests that afflict agricultural, horticultural and medicinal crops in particular as well as many polyphagous pests. Not only does this book deal with the pests of common globally produced crops it also addresses those of rarely dealt with crops such ...

Innovative Pest Management Approaches for the 21st Century

Innovative Pest Management Approaches for the 21st Century
  • Author : Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-20
  • Total pages : 519
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Several Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approaches are available for managing pests of varied kinds, including individual and integrated methods for pest suppression. Recently the focus has shifted to pest management tools that act on insect systems selectively, are compatible with the environment, and are not harmful for ecosystems. Other approaches ...

The Soil Human Health Nexus

The Soil Human Health Nexus
  • Author : Rattan Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-20
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : The term "soil health" refers to the functionality of a soil as a living ecosystem capable of sustaining plants, animals, and humans while also improving the environment. In addition to soil health, the environment also comprises the quality of air, water, vegetation, and biota. The health of soil, plants, animals, ...

Biopesticides

Biopesticides
  • Author : Amitava Rakshit,Vijay Singh Meena,P.C. Abhilash,B.K. Sarma,H B Singh,Leonardo Fraceto,Manoj Parihar,Anand Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-11-17
  • Total pages : 446
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Biopesticide: Volume Two, the latest release in the Advances in Bioinoculant series, provides an updated overview on the active substances utilized in current bioinsecticides, along with information on which of them can be used for integrated pest management programs in agro-ecosystems. The book presents a comprehensive look at the development ...

Natural Remedies for Pest Disease and Weed Control

Natural Remedies for Pest  Disease and Weed Control
  • Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Barbara Sawicka
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-23
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control presents alternative solutions in the form of eco-friendly, natural remedies. Written by senior researchers and professionals with many years of experience from diverse fields in biopesticides, the book presents scientific information on novel plant families with pesticidal properties and their formulations. It ...

Human Insect Interactions

Human Insect Interactions
  • Author : Sergey Govorushko
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • Total pages : 428
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : This book presents a 360-degree picture of the world of insects and explores how their existence affects our lives: the "good, bad, and ugly" aspects of their interactions with humankind. It provides a lucid introductory text for beginning undergraduate students in the life sciences, particularly those pursuing beginner courses in ...

Insect Ecology Concepts to Management

Insect Ecology  Concepts to Management
  • Author : K. V. Hari Prasad
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-08-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Download or read online Insect Ecology Concepts to Management written by K. V. Hari Prasad, published by Springer Nature which was released on . Get Insect Ecology Concepts to Management Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Handbook of Vegetable Pests

Handbook of Vegetable Pests
  • Author : John Capinera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-23
  • Total pages : 816
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : Handbook of Vegetable Pests, Second Edition, provides two types of diagnostic aids: the easy-to-use "guides to pests of vegetable crops", which guides the reader to the most likely pests of each vegetable crop based on the portion of the plant attacked and the category of pest; and the more technical ...

Pesticidal Plants

Pesticidal Plants
  • Author : Philip C. Stevenson,Steven R. Belmain,Murray B. Isman
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0128032669
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Summary : The global biodiversity and climate emergencies demand transformative changes to human activities. For example, food production relies on synthetic, industrial and non-sustainable products for managing pests, weeds and diseases of crops. Sustainable farming requires approaches to managing these agricultural constraints that are more environmentally benign and work with rather than ...