General Concepts in Integrated Pest and Disease Management by A. CiancioGeneral Concepts in Integrated Pest and Disease Management by A. Ciancio

General Concepts in Integrated Pest and Disease Management

EditorA. Ciancio

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This, the first volume of the 'Integrated Management of Plant Pests and Diseases' book series, presents general concepts on integrated pest and disease management. Section one includes chapters on infection models, resurgence and replacement, plant disease epidemiology and effects of climate change in tropical environments. The second section includes remote sensing and information technology. Finally, the third section covers molecular aspects of the subject.
Dr Aurelio Ciancio is a research scientist at the Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante (former "Istituto di Nematologia Agraria"), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bari, Italy, since July 1984, and leader of a research line within the Agro-food CNR Committee and Department. He was President of ONTA (Organization of Nematologists ...
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Title:General Concepts in Integrated Pest and Disease ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pagesPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048175224

ISBN - 13:9789048175222

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Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Application of Information Technology in IDM/IPM. 2. Soilborne disease management with Pseudomonas spp. 3. Management of plant diseases through remote sensing and related technologies. 4. Integrated management of insect borne viruses by means of transmission interference as an alternative to pesticides. 5. A review of infection models in disease management. 6. Management of postharvest diseases in fruit crops (sweet cherry, peach, nectarine, apple, pear). 7. A review on integrated pest and disease management using Bacillus-based biocontrol agents. 8. Concepts on genetic manipulation as a tool for IDM/IPS. 9. Plant disease epidemics in IDM. 10. Integrated Management of apple diseases. 11. General concepts in soil pests control in tropical environments. 12. General concepts and advances in the integrated/biological management of plant diseases through remote sensing and related technologies. 13. Concepts of siderophore application in integrated disease management and Rhamnolipid: a novel tensioactive compound for biocontrol application. 14. Mycorrhizae in plant disease management. 15. Pest outbreaks caused by resurgence and replacement. 16. The costs of chemical pest management: the case of Costa Rica. Index.

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From the reviews:"IPM/IDM (integrated pest management/integrated disease management) began in the 1960s as a movement to reduce the amount of pesticides in the environment and to develop sound, biologically based, integrated management strategies to control plant pests and diseases. . Selected topics cover the relationships of IPM/IDM with advances in use of global positioning systems, the dynamics of global warming, application of information technology, deployment of gene management strategies, use of genetically modified hosts, and introduction of novel biological controls. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates and above." (R. Frederiksen, CHOICE, Vol. 45 (6), 2008)