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Integrated Pest Management Reference Guide
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Integrated Management of Insects in Stored Products
edited by Bhadriraju Subramanyam

This is a unique resource that offers an up-to-date review of the identification, biology, ecology, and sampling of insect pests associated with stored foods - providing a balanced view of biological, physical, and chemical control methods used in pest management.

This book also furnishes the knowledge required to create and implement individually tailored integrated pest management programs.

An indispensable reference for entomologists, food storage and processing facility managers, pest management consultants, extension agents, food and grain industry representatives, grain auditors, agricultural engineers, crop scientists, fumigators, pesticide applicators, regulatory personnel, and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and continuing-education students in these disciplines.

Features

  • Illustrates the insects found in stored products to permit correct identification
  • Supplies a pest management-oriented discussion of insect biology and ecology
  • Describes how insect respond to evironmental conditions, such as temperature, moisture, and nutritional quality of food
  • Provides methods for developing and implementing insect sampling programs
  • Details effective physical control techniques
  • Discusses the past, present, and future of biological control
  • Lists the advantages, limitations, and current status of stored-food insecticides
  • Shows how insecticides can be tested to determine resistance, how to interpret resistance information, and how to manage resistance
  • Presents key concepts and components of an IPM program
  • And more!

Contents

  1. Coleoptera
  2. Lepidoptera and Psocoptera
  3. Ecology
  4. Sampling
  5. Physical Control
  6. Biological Control
  7. Chemical Control
  8. Resistance Measurement and Management
  9. Integrated Pest Management

Index

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