Biological Control of Insect Pests Using Egg Parasitoids by S. Sithanantham,Chandish R. Ballal,S.K. Jalali,N

By S. Sithanantham,Chandish R. Ballal,S.K. Jalali,N Bakthavatsalam

The subject of the e-book is very suitable to the present emphasis on surroundings conservation, with specialise in local biodiversity conservation in agro-ecosystems. the present impetus being given to natural farming and export orientated agri-hortculture within the state demands entry to proper medical wisdom base one of the stakeholders. examine on organic pest regulate is greater than a century previous in India. Egg parasitoids, that are ordinarily tiny wasps, led through the family members Trichogrammatidae, are the main broadly applied average enemies for organic keep an eye on globally. Over thirty international locations are utilizing those bioagents to guard over 10 million hectares of agricultural and forestry plants from many vital insect pests.
The booklet contains 18 chapters, that are prepared in continuum, beginning with easy features of information and finishing of their usage goals. The chapters hide extensively 4 parts: bio-diversity and traditional prevalence of egg parasitoids, behaviour and version of egg parasitoids, mass creation and secure use of egg parasitoids and utilisation of egg parasitoids in numerous crop ecosystems. a few of the chapters cater to the desires of discipline-wise replace at the present R&D scenario-like insect taxonomy, biotechnology, mass-production and qc of the objective organisms - egg-parasitoids, that are invaluable for laboratory scientists/researchers. There also are chapters dedicated to wisdom prestige and scope for usage of egg parasitoids in numerous goal vegetation, which cater to specifications of box entomologists and extensionists to be used of their projects of guiding farmers/local guides.
The e-book is various in technique, process, constitution and content material and guarantees holistic assurance of the subject. The chapters are written by means of energetic and skilled employees in several vegetation and facets and co-edited through 4 very skilled specialists who've over 3 many years R&D adventure within the topic. the entire authors have uniformly focussed on finished literature examine and important id of information gaps for destiny R&D, hence the ebook is novel in outlook, up to date in content material and entire in assurance of themes.
This booklet should be invaluable for supplementary examining for MSc Agriculture and PhD Agriculture scholars, in addition to MSc/PhD examine scholars in Zoology/Environmental Biology, who're specialising in Entomology. it can additionally function a really necessary reference e-book for researchers all over the world, notwithstanding concentration is additionally there on Indian paintings. It addresses the specific details wishes of scholars and college, in addition to practitioners and extensionists within the Australasia and Africa areas and hence now not restricted to the R&D wisdom generated in constructed countries.

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