Integrated Pest Management in Diverse Cropping Systems


Available for Pre-order. Due February 2023.
Integrated Pest Management in Diverse Cropping Systems Editor: Devendra Pal Singh Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Apple Academic Press Inc.
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Pages: 560 Illustrations and other contents: 47 Tables, black and white; 1 Line drawings, color; 7 Line drawings, black and white; 26 Halftones, color; 62 Halftones, black and white; 27 Illustrations, color; 69 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9781774911167 Categories: , , , , ,

Climate change has intensified in recent decades, which has affected crop production as well as facilitated the emergence of new diseases and insect pests, causing serious threats to agriculture. Farmers have mostly taken a crop-based approach to insect pest management (IPM); the authors of this new volume, Insect Pest Management in Different Cropping Systems, however, take the unique approach that IPM based on specific cropping systems is more efficient, resulting in reduced cultivation costs, increased yield and profitability, and decreased residue from crop produce and products. This volume presents the results of research done by crop protection scientists on integrated pest management in diverse cropping systems based on rice, wheat, maize, pulses, food legumes, oilseeds, groundnut, potato, and other horticulture crops. With chapters written by well-known and experienced scientists in their fields, this volume provides in-depth knowledge on integrated pest management in conjunction with an array of specific cropping systems, taking into consideration all the elements, including the crops, crop sequences, spatial and temporal aspects of managing an agricultural system, and other aspects. This volume will be valuable for entomologists, plant pathologists, agronomists, as well as for farmers-both small and industrial sized, agricultural extension centers, faculty and students, and many others involved with crop cultivation.

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Author Biography

Devendra Pal Singh, PhD, was formerly Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) and Principal Investigator (Crop Protection Programme) at the ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal, India (1991).