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Ecologically Based Pest Management

New Solutions for a New Century

by National Research Council (US)

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by National Academy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pest control,
  • Pesticides,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Agricultural ecology,
  • Agricultural pests,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Integrated control

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9435521M
    ISBN 100309053307
    ISBN 109780309053303

    The need for improved information transfer, implementation and application of IPM has been discussed. Consequently, Indian plant protection scientists have intensified research on the development of pest management tactics and effective pest management systems have been designed for all the important crops in the country. Rizvi and Manish Sharma Abrol 7.

    Finally, the authors bring all the components of integrated pest management together and show farmers how to put their IPM plan into action. Chapter 4 assesses regulatory oversight and aspects of risk assessment and management. The contents of this report offer a new paradigm, the concept of EBPM. In contrast to the current approach, which often relies predominantly on broad-spectrum chemical methods, with EBPM, new inputs—natural or synthetic—must target specific pests and minimize disruptions to the managed ecosystem. Chapter 2 details the committee's new approach to pest management, ecologically based pest management.

    This committee believes that such practices, combined with the advanced biological technologies now available, are the most logical approach to developing a profitable, safe, and durable long-lasting and self-maintaining approach to pest management. How should we oversee and commercialize biological control organisms and products? The final seciton of the book contains four chapters giving examples of IPM in different cropping systems, contributed by invited specialists and outlining four different perspectives. With conventional pest-management systems, growers rely primarily on synthetic chemical inputs to control a broad spectrum of pests.


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Subsequent chapters cover the techniques and approaches used in defining a pest problem, programme planning and management, systems analysis, experimental paradigms and implementation of IPM systems.

Pricing for a pre-ordered book is estimated and subject to change. How do we develop effective and profitable pest control systems that rely primarily on ecological processes of control?

Integrated Pest Management Principles and Practice

Identification of biological-control organisms is leading to commercialized products that can effectively suppress specific pests with increased safety to human health and the environment.

The concept of EBPM builds on the cultural and biological approaches to pest management that were in use prior to the widespread application of synthetic chemical pesticides. An agricultural or forest ecosystem consists of a dynamic web of relationships among crop plants or trees, herbivores, predators, disease organisms, weeds, etc.

The contents of this report offer a new paradigm, the concept of EBPM. Such alternative farm-management strategies that promote soil and plant health, and water quality were recommended by the National Research Council in their report Alternative Agriculture National Research Council, b.

Pests develop resistance to synthetic chemical pesticides, just as microbial pathogens of humans develop resistance to antibiotics. Synthetic chemical pesticides were introduced in the s and used widely on agricultural crops in the hope that they would control agricultural pests.

These organisms constantly evolve and respond to each other, creating a diverse, complex, and ever-changing environment. EBPM requires development of biological-control organisms that can be used to mimic natural processes of pest suppression.

Bandral 3. The eBook is optimized for e-reader devices and apps, which means that it offers a much better digital reading experience than a PDF, including resizable text and interactive features when available.

Work by crop breeders to increase cultivar resistance to arthropods and pathogens is constantly being undone by pests that overcome the plant's resistance. Based on these discoveries, researchers are developing new pest-management strategies to hold pest populations in check.

Given the funding to build the necessary knowledge base, scientists can further develop ways to modify the deployment of biological-control organisms, products, and resistant cultivars to delay the onset of resistance. The final seciton of the book contains four chapters giving examples of IPM in different cropping systems, contributed by invited specialists and outlining four different perspectives.

Pesticides appled for the control of invasive species in the United States 9. The organisers and editorial team hope that everyone involved with the care of cultural heritage collections and buildings will find something of interest and value in this work.

Use of pheromones in insect pest management Ecology of Pest Management 2. Little is known about the diverse competitors, predators, and parasitoids that reside in soil and plant environments; yet, beneficial organisms that control pests within their native environments have been found in these habitats.

We are optimistic that the development and application of the principles of EBPM will contribute to a future with high-quality food, fiber, and forest production and sound management of our natural resources for safety, profitability, and durability.

Integrated Pest Management will be of great use to agricultural and plant scientists, entomologists, aracologists and nematologists and all those studying crop protection, particularly at MSc level and above. Biologically based supplements will include live biological-control organisms for example, beneficial insects, nematodes, microbes, and virusesthe application of specific biological-control products pheromone attractants and microbial toxinsand development of genetically improved plants disease-resistant cultivars.

Salgotra Razdan Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological Perspective presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology.

The removal of some highly effective broad-spectrum chemicals, caused by concerns over environmental health and public safety, has resulted in the development of alternative, reduced risk crop Price: $ Ecologically Based Pest Management: New Solutions for a New Century by Board on Agriculture Staff, National Research Council Staff and Pest and Pathogen Control Through Management of Biological Control Agents and Enhanced Cycles and Natural Processes Committee (, Hardcover).

This book is focused mostly on managing insect pests, but it addresses all crop pests to some degree, because no pest or category of pests can be addressed in isolation. The ecological pest management strategies presented here will contribute to overall ecosystem health.

We first lay out the principles behind ecologically based pest management. Weather-based pest forecasting is therefore crucial for efficient use of pesticides, the overall protection of valuable crops, crop productivity, and economic returns for the farmer.

It is also critical for successful implementation of long-term integrated pest management (IPM) strategies. Breaking our Pesticide Addiction: A Step Program for Ecologically-Based Pest Management and Getting off the Pesticide Treadmill Mary Jane Angelo Environmental Law Recently I had the opportunity to spend an entire day at the University of Florida Department of Entomology — the same department where I obtained my M.S.

more than 30 years ago. In book: Integrated Pest Management; Principles and Practices, Chapter: Biopesticides in ecologically-based integrated pest management, Publisher: CAB International UK., Editors: Abrol and.