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Biocontrol Potential and its Exploitation in Sustainable Agriculture

Volume 2: Insect Pests

  • R. K. Upadhyay
  • K. G. Mukerji
  • B. P. Chamola

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. P. S. Vimala Devi, Y. G. Prasad
    Pages 23-38
  3. P. Narayanasamy
    Pages 87-111
  4. A. Basit, B. Bhattacharyya
    Pages 113-129
  5. M. Gopalan, S. Suresh
    Pages 131-144
  6. L. K. Hazarika, K. C. Puzari, Seema Wahab
    Pages 159-180
  7. S. Sitaramaiah, S. Gunneswara Rao, G. Ramaprasad, U. Sreedhar
    Pages 215-234
  8. K. N. Ponnamma
    Pages 235-260
  9. B. Sathiamma, Chandrika Mohan, Murali Gopal
    Pages 261-283
  10. M. Mani, A. Krishnamoorthy
    Pages 345-365
  11. A. Krishnamoorthy, M. Mani
    Pages 367-378
  12. R. N. Singh, J. V. Krishna Rao, M. V. Sampson
    Pages 379-387
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 400-421

About this book

Introduction

Plant based Biotechnology has come to represent a means of mitigating the problems of global food security in the twenty first century. Products and processes in agriculture are increasingly becoming linked to science and cutting edge technology, to enable the engineering of what are in effect, designer plants. One of the most successful, non chemical approaches to pest management and disease control, which seeks a solution in terms of using living organisms to regulate the incidence of pests and and pathogens, providing a `natural control' while still maintaining the biological balance with the ecosystem. This volume, describes the various biological agents used to control insect pests of a variety of crops. Readers may also be interested in Volume 1: Crop diseases, Weeds and Nematodes, published in December 2000, ISBN 0-306-46460-8.

Keywords

Fungi Hymenoptera Lepidoptera biotechnology ecosystem food security

Editors and affiliations

  • R. K. Upadhyay
    • 1
  • K. G. Mukerji
    • 2
  • B. P. Chamola
    • 2
  1. 1.Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and StorageFaridabadIndia
  2. 2.University of DelhiDelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1377-3
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5523-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1377-3
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