Download e-book for kindle: Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests by David V. Alford

By David V. Alford

ISBN-10: 0632054271

ISBN-13: 9780632054275

ISBN-10: 1405128283

ISBN-13: 9781405128285

Oilseed rape, an important crop in lots of components of the area, is attacked by means of a variety of insect pests, lots of that are of substantial fiscal value. With the expanding call for to lessen agrochemical inputs on arable vegetation, the fee of the eu groups supported a three-year programme during which clinical members reviewed the common enemies of oilseed rape insect pests. many of the outputs from this crucial paintings shape the foundation of this finished new publication. Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests commences with a overview of the oilseed rape crop, by way of chapters on pests, pest administration techniques and parasitoids of particular pests or teams of pests. specified info is additionally integrated on sampling, trapping and rearing pests, their parasitoids and predators; the id of hymenopterous parasitoids; pathogens of oilseed rape pests, predators, predator taxonomy and identity, and the impression of on-farm panorama constructions and platforms on predators. This e-book is an important buy for all these concerned with oilseed rape and for an individual with an curiosity in agricultural biocontrol suggestions. it's also crucial analyzing and a useful resource of reference for agricultural scientists, entomologists, crop safety experts, advisers and specialists. All agrochemical businesses must have a number of copies of this booklet on their cabinets, as should still all libraries in universities and examine institutions the place organic and agricultural sciences are studied and taught. Dr David V. Alford, established in Cambridge, united kingdom, has a long time of expertise operating as a central authority entomologist.

Show description

Read Online or Download Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests PDF

Similar crop science books

Molecular host plant resistance to pests - download pdf or read online

This text/reference examines environmentally-safe and built-in recommendations for powerful pest administration and gives a thorough evaluation of the secondary metabolites with regards to insect resistance—detailing their bioactivity, biosynthetic pathways, mechanisms of motion, and genetic rules for enhanced tools of pesticide usage and crop safeguard.

The peach : botany, production and uses by Desmond R Layne, D Bassi PDF

The Peach offers a finished brand new reference paintings, summarizing our wisdom of peaches and their construction world wide and contains an in depth color plates part. Chapters written by means of overseas specialists deal with botany and taxonomy, breeding and genetics of cultivars and rootstocks, propagation, body structure and planting structures, crop and pest administration and postharvest body structure.

Cereal straw as a resource for sustainable biomaterials and - download pdf or read online

The 1st booklet to envision straw chemistry in its entirety, Cereal straws describes the new improvement of options for fractionation of and conversion to environmental pleasant fabrics. Balanced assurance of conception and functions contains: the research of straw constitution and its parts; extractives, from isolation to structural characterization; isolation, amendment, and purification of hemicelluloses; the incidence, constitution, and chemical amendment of cellulose; straw lignins, together with their prevalence, constitution and structure, isolation and heterogeneity, and physico-chemical homes; and usage of straw and straw parts after chemical amendment.

Download e-book for iPad: Sea lavender, rust and mildew: A perennial pathosystem in by J. C. Zadoks

Curious organic phenomena take place the place land and sea exchange at high and low tides. huge crop-like populations of the perennial sea lavender (Limonium vulgare) seem and disappear through the years. Such vegetations are of serious attractiveness, in particular at bloom, and shape a touristic allure. regardless of the intense actual stipulations they teem with lifestyles, between that are fertilising bugs and fungi which reason plant disorder.

Extra resources for Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests

Sample text

Acknowledgements This work was part-funded by the European Commission Concerted Action: Minimizing pesticide use and environmental impact by the development and promotion of bio-control for oilseed rape pests, FAIR 96-1314. References Alford, D. V. (1979). Observations on the cabbage stem flea beetle, Psylliodes chrysocephala, on winter oil-seed rape in Cambridgeshire. Annals of Applied Biology 93, 117–23. Alford, D. V. (1999). A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology. Blackwell Science: Oxford. Alford, D.

In both winter and spring rape, application of an insecticide against one pest may have activity against another. 7). g. (pirimicarb) was sometimes applied as a spray against cabbage aphid. Such treatments were usually required (or thought to be required) in the spring when many aphid-infested plants were found in crops. , 1999). On oilseed rape, aphids (in this instance cabbage aphid, peach/potato aphid and turnip aphid) are of greater significance as potential vectors of viruses, and nowadays in many winter rape crops an autumn treatment with a pyrethroid insecticide has become a routine.

Ceutorhynchus [Note 4] Hind legs greatly enlarged and modified for jumping; antennae filiform . . . . 5 mm long. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meligethes spp. Antennae 10-segmented; body 4–5 mm long; elytra usually metallic greenish-black or bluish-black but sometimes bronzy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 mm long; elytra black or metallic greenish-black (sometimes with two conspicuous yellow longitudinal stripes) .

Download PDF sample

Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests by David V. Alford


by Jeff
4.3

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 13 votes