1 edition of Biology in pest and disease control. found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies.Papers presented at a symposium held at Oxford, Jan. 4-7, 1972.A Halsted Press book.
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|Pagination||xvi, 52 p. :|
|Number of Pages||71|
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Control strategies which have been implemented Biology in pest and disease control. the program include scouting, mapping and large-scale spraying to control citrus psyllids. Examples include: bean beetles, stem borers, maize weevils and rice weevils Crops and Major pests Crop Pests Beans Beans weevils Callosobronchus maculatus Rice Rice weevil Sitophilus oryzaestem borers, army worms and leaf rollers Maize Maize weevils sitophilus zeastem borers and army worms Yam Yam beetles and rodents Cocoa Stem borers, root mealy bug, aphids, black tea thrips, and scales Groundnut Leaf worm aphids, boll worms, snail and hoppers Cotton Cotton strainers and boll worms Sorghum Weevils, boll worms, aphids and sorghum midge Stored grains Weevils Effects or Economic Importance of Insect Pests in Crop Production•Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: From research to field implementation, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Bacillus thurengiensis Bt is the main focus at present for developing insect — resistant crops Lambert and Peferoen 1992. The biological control is unpredictableIts unpredictability lies mostly in the fact that the natural enemies are dependent on the environmental conditionsThe deployment of BCAs in a new environment requires a lot of research to succeed the desirable results because of climatic constraints.
We have demonstrated the feasibility of controlling Pierce's disease by use of paratransgenesis. Impacts The trial plots mentioned above at Agricultural Operations, UC Riverside are the result of isolation and characterization of microbial elements associated with Chardonnay grapevines in Temecula, CA that appeared to be resistant to the initial Pierce's dieseae epidemic that occured in 1998-2000.
Formal report of Jefferson Science Fellow year and Advisory Committee of International Congress of Entomology to be held 19-24 August, 2012. TARGET AUDIENCES: Certain of my publications and much of my tenure as Jefferson Science Fellow at the US State Department in Washington, DC are aimed at addressing the procedures and attitudes of regulators of biotechnology in US government.
Candidates for Symbiotic Control of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease. The Philosophy of Symbiotic Control in Agriculture and Medicine. When a natural enemy is successfully established it rarely requires additional input and it continues to kill the pest with no direct help from humans and at no cost.
This example also illustrates that several parasites of the same pest can be released without having any adverse effect on the overall control.
All these properties are shown by insect parasitoids than predators.
The Romans used sulphur and bitumen, a substance derived from crude oil.
This controls the main vector insect, glassy-winged sharpshooter GWSS , Homalodisca vitripennis, from spreading the pathogen, Xylella fastidiosa that causes Pierce's disease PD.
Parasites are organisms that live at the expense of another organism, such as the larvae of parasitic wasps, which live in the larva of whitefly and eat them from the inside.
Cowpeas can grow in poor quality soils and do not require the addition of nitrogen fertilizers.