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Biological control in IPM systems in Africa

Biological control in IPM systems in Africa

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Published by CABI Pub. in Oxford, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pests -- Biological control -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by P. Neuenschwander, C. Borgemeister, and J. Langewald
    ContributionsNeuenschwander, P., Borgemeister, C., Langewald, J., Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands), Switzerland. Direktion für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Humanitäre Hilfe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB975.5.A35 B56 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 414 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17090472M
    ISBN 100851996396
    LC Control Number2002152823

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Annotation. Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has been scattered and often under-reported. This book provides a review of the most important studies, including not only successes, but also on-going challenges.

The focus is on arthropod pests and weeds, but diseases are also covered where significant. Get this from a library. Biological control in IPM systems in Africa. [P Neuenschwander; C Borgemeister; J Langewald; Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands); Switzerland.

Direktion für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Humanitäre Hilfe.;]. Biological control in IPM systems in Africa. Description This book contains 24 chapters containing case studies and research papers on the biological control of pests by naturally occurring agents, exotic agents or by seasonal manipulation in by: Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has been scattered and often under-reported.

This book provides a review of the most important studies, including not only successes, but also on-going challenges. Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has been scattered and often under-reported.

This book provides a review of the most important studies, including not only successes, but also on-going challenges. The focus is on arthropod pests and weeds, but diseases are also Cited by: Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has been scattered and often under-reported.

This book provides a review of the most important studies, including not only successes, but also on-going challenges. The focus is on arthropod pests and weeds, but diseases are also covered where.

Get this from a library. Biological control in IPM systems in Africa. [P Neuenschwander; C Borgemeister; J Langewald; Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands); Switzerland. Direktion für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Humanitäre Hilfe.;] -- Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation.

In book: Biological control in IPM systems in Africa. (pp) Publisher: CAB International; Editors: P. Neuenschwander, C.

Borgemeister, J. Langewald. The symposium summarizes the status and practical use of biological control in agricultural integrated pest management (IPM) systems in the United States.

The book is organized into seven parts encompassing 31 chapters that cover the biological control of arthropods, weeds, plant pathogens, and Edition: 1. Concepts of IPM and Biological Control Biological Control may be defined (in as few words as possible) as: The use of living natural enemies to control pests.

In slightly more words, it has been defined as: The active manipulation of antagonistic organisms to reduce pest population densities, either animal or plant, to noneconomically important. Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has been scattered and often under-reported.

This book provides a review of the most important studies, including not only successes, but also on-going. Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms. It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

There are three basic strategies for. This book contains 24 chapters containing case studies and research papers on the biological control of pests by naturally occurring agents, exotic agents or by seasonal manipulation in Africa.

This book will be of interest to those working in the areas of crop protection, entomology and pest management. An index of terms and species found in the book is provided. Pests - Biological control. IPM aims to maximise the use of biological control. Other control measures, especially chemicals, must play a supportive, rather than a disruptive role.

Chemicals should not be used on a 'calendar' basis but strictly when needed as defined by systematic pest monitoring. Description This volume summarises current developments in integrated pest management (IPM), focussing on insect pests. Chapters discuss advances in understanding species and landscape ecology on which IPM is founded.

The book then reviews advances in cultural, physical and, in particular, biological methods of control. Topics include developments in classical, conservation and. processes using biological control. The IPM IL, in collaboration with icipe and ICRISAT-Niger, has identified egg parasitoids ± Trichogramma spp.

and Telenomus remus ± and some larval parasitoids which attack FAW in Africa. It is known that these parasitoids are amenable for File Size: 3MB. Chapter9 Biological Control and Integrated Pest Management David Orr Abstract The manipulation of beneficial organisms remains a very important tool in integrated pest management programs of insect pests worldwide.

This chapter describes the approaches to using biological control and a historical perspective of by:   The BIOCAT database of introductions of insect biological control agents for the control of insect pests was updated to the end of to include introductions, using different insect biological control agents against pest species in countries.

Of the introductions, ( %) led to establishment, and ( %) resulted in satisfactory control being reported against Cited by: Although the key role of Oecophylla in integrated pest management (IPM) is increasingly recognized in Asia and Australia, the book Biological Control in IPM Systems in Africa (Neuenschwander et al., ) makes no reference to weaver ational agricultural research organizations, until recently, conducted hardly any research on perennial commodities and, when they did, they focused Cited by: IPM on the seed reduces costs and environmental impact, while allowing the biological agent to build up momentum for biological control.

Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank the American Phytopathological Society and its Biological Control Committee for sponsoring the symposium that led to the development of this collection of by:   Annotation. A major concern for biological control has always been the risk of indirect unwanted effects on the ecology of other organisms.

Our understanding of the ecological and evolutionary processes underlying these effects has until now been limited, and experimental methods are sometimes book presents the key papers form the first International Organization for 5/5(1).

This guide provides photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease, and weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control and integrated pest management (IPM).

Whether you are an educator, a commercial grower, a student, a researcher, a land manager. Biological Control in IPM Systems in Africa (eds P. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, London, UK. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data.

In importation or "classical" biological control, governments sponsor expeditions to the locations of origin of the pest to search out and bring back their natural enemies. Researchers look for organisms that are highly specific to attacking only the target pest to avoid causing unforeseen disruptions in.

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This chapter describes these developments and the variety of approaches that have been used to implement biological control as a useful tactic in IPM. It also describes how biological control interacts with other IPM tactics, and the potential for better integration into IPM by: Chapter 6 The Present and Future Role of Insect-Resistant Genetically Modified Cotton in IPM Steven E.

Naranjo1,*, John R. Ruberson2, Hari C. Sharma3, Lewis Wilson4, and Kongming Wu5 Abstract Transgenic cottons producing Cry toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) provide for control of lepidopteran pests and were first commercially grown in Australia, Mexico and the USA in Biological Control in Native and Introduced Habitats: Lessons Learned from the Sap-Feeding Guilds on Hemlock and Pine 3.

Ecological Approaches for Biological Control of the Aquatic Weed Eurasian Watermilfoil: Resource and Interference Competition, Exotic and Endemic Herbivores and Pathogens 4. Integrating Biological Control in IPM Systems 5.

Biological control cannot be expected to solve all pest or weed problems in a particular situation, but should nevertheless be the core around which pest or weed management systems are built. Biological control is often only possible within the framework of an integrated pest management (IPM) system.

Integrated Pest Management – Dissemination and Impact, Volume 2 is a sequel to Integrated Pest Management – Innovation-Development Process, Volume 1. The bookfocuses on theIPMsystems inthe developed countries of North America, Europe and Australia, and the developing countries of Asia, Latin America and Africa.

The Biological Control of Pests Research Unit (BCPRU); whose main mission is the development of biological and biorational (i.e., having a minimal disruptive influence upon the environment and its inhabitants) components for sustainable and environmentally compatible pest management; is comprised of 10 scientists and 16 support Size: 2MB.

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TEL + (0)GENERAL ENQUIRIES: [email protected] Biological control of pests, weeds and diseases (pest) is an integral part of a successful Integrated Pest Management plan.

Biological control is the management of a pest through the use of their natural enemies (biological control agent). A biological control agent is an organism such as a virus, insect or plant disease.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development: works. 'Staff publications' is the digital repository of Wageningen University & Research 'Staff publications' contains references to publications authored by Wageningen University staff from onward.

Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from onwards. Full text documents are added when by: 9. Consequently, biological control continues to provide productive, efficient, and economical solutions to pest problems.

The record to date indicates that biological control is of significant value and widely successful, providing either partial or complete control in 60% of the cases were it has been used (Greathead & Greathead, ). Journal of Integrated Pest Management 6(1) 7; DOI: /jipm/pmv Manandhar, R., Wright, M.G.

Enhancing biological control of corn earworm, Helicoverpa zeaand thrips through habitat management and inundative release of Trichogramma pretiosum in corn cropping systems. Biological Control part b: farmer field schools for fall armyworm integrated pest management 47 B.1 Key Principles of Integrated Pest Management in Farmer Field Schools 48 B.2 What do trainers and farmers need to know about the Fall Armyworm In other cases, biological control has occurred but without a documented, deliberate intervention, while in other cases continuous releases are needed to suppress pest populations.

It is also noteworthy that biological control has worked across different agricultural and landscape systems and with different types of pest species and natural. Target Treatments To The Pests Being ControlledOnce a pest population has been identified and monitored, Beneficial Insects or other Organisms can be introduced to control and suppress the continued growth of that pest population.

Biological controls come in the form of beneficial insects, fungi, bacteria and more. Examples of these include Mite Predators for Spider Mites, Bacillus.

Book Description. Recent interest in nonchemical methods of pest control has brought renewed attention to the biological control of plant pests in the fields of entomology, plant pathology, and weed science. Ecological Interactions and Biological Control addresses issues of.

environmental quality through ecologically and economically sound integrated pest management (IPM) practices. Biological control (BC) is a key ecosystem service and an underlying pillar of IPM (71, ).

The importance of natural enemies for pest control has been appreciated for over a thou.Biological control occurs when pests are controlled by non-pest organisms that inhabit the surrounding crop(s), or nearby habitat.

Biological control agents include: Beneficial arthropods (predators or parasitoids) and; Disease-causing microorganisms. IPM aims to maximise the contribution of biological insects to the control of crop pests.Biological control products are used in agriculture and forestry, including organic systems, as one of the control strategies in integrated pest management (IPM).

Biological control products are considered as ecologically sustainable and safe crop protection solutions.