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A Treatise on Integrated Pest Management

P. Sivasubramanian, K. Samiayyan, N. Ganapathy, K. Bhuvaneswari and S. Jaya Prabhavathi, Associated Publishing Company, 2012, v, 287 p, ISBN : 9788185211947, $70.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Treatise on Integrated Pest Management

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Integrated pest management in India : issues and scope/P. Sivasubramanian and Zadda Kavitharaghavan. 2. Role of induced systems resistance in pest and disease management/R. Samiyappan. 3. New concepts in rice pest management/K. Samiayyan. 4. Recent advances in rice insect pest management/S. Suresh, G. Preetha and K. Vanitha. 5. Insect biotypes in rice and their management/K. Chitra Shanker. 6. Methods to study mechanisms of resistance in rice to brown plant hopper/Nilaparvata Lugens(Stal)/M. Bharathi and S. Jaya Prabhavathi.  7. Assessment of pests and IPM tactices for millets/S. Sridharan and K. Samiayyan. 8. Recent advances in cotton pest management/T. Suruli Velu. 9. Weevil pests of cotton and their management/S. Parameswaran, P. Sivasubramanian and K. Samaiayyan. 10. Recent pest management in pulses/G. Asokan and K. Samiayyan.....

This book is the latest of its kind in India on plant protection. It contains scholarly articles contributed by Agricultural Scientists of high repute in the field of plant protection. Articles cover wider aspects of crop protection on induced resistance, bio-technological approaches, nano technology in plant protection, new insecticide molecules, recent advanced approaches in plant protection in field, horticultural and forest ecosystems, biorationals such as biological and botanical insecticides. The contents of the articles will be largely utility oriented for researchers, extension officers and students of agriculture.   

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