Integrated Pest Management Of Tropical Vegetable Crops by Rangaswamy MuniappanIntegrated Pest Management Of Tropical Vegetable Crops by Rangaswamy Muniappan

Integrated Pest Management Of Tropical Vegetable Crops

byRangaswamy MuniappanEditorE. A. Heinrichs

Hardcover | December 15, 2016

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It is an edited book with chapters written by multi-disciplinary specialists in their specific subject areas. It covers development of IPM components and packaging them for individual vegetable crops specifically targeted to tropical countries. Scientific background for IPM components or tactics will be included. There will be case studies of IPM packages developed and implemented in different countries. The concept of IPM has been in existence for the past six decades; however, a practical holistic program has not been developed and implemented for vegetable crops, in the developing countries.   Currently the IPM adoption rate in the tropics is minimal and there is a need for implementation of IPM technologies that are environmentally safe, economical, and socially acceptable. We believe that adoption and implementation of IPM provided in this book will lead to significant reduction in crop losses and mitigate adverse impacts of pesticide use in the tropics. This book is an outcome 20 years of research, development and implementation of the IPM CRSP, a project supported by USAID and administered by Virginia Tech in several developing countries along the tropical belt in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Editors: Prof. Rangaswamy MuniappanProf. E. A. Heinrichs
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Title:Integrated Pest Management Of Tropical Vegetable CropsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pagesPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940240922X

ISBN - 13:9789402409222

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Table of Contents

1. Food and Environmental Security May 23, 2016
2. IPM Packages for  Developing Countries
3. Virus Diseases of Tropical Vegetable Crops and their Management
4. Exploring the Potential of Trichoderma for the Management of Seed and Soil-Borne Diseases
5. Physical, Mechanical and Cultural Control of Vegetable Insects
6. Integrated Pest Management of Cruciferous Vegetables
7. IPM Packages for Naranjilla-Sustainable Production in an Environmentally Fragile Region
8. Integrated Pest Management of Okra in India
9. Integrated Pest Management for Onion in India
10.IPM technologies for potato producers in highland Ecuador
11.Integrated Pest Management of Vegetable Crops in Bangladesh
12.Development and Dissemination of Vegetable IPM practices and packages in Nepal
13.IPM Vegetable Systems in Uganda
14.Impacts of IPM on Vegetable Production in the Tropics