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Biodiversity and pest management in agroecosystems

by Miguel A. Altieri

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Published by Food Products Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insect pests -- Biological control.,
  • Insects -- Ecology.,
  • Biological diversity.,
  • Agricultural ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-170) and index.

    StatementMiguel A. Altieri.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB933.3 .A38 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 185 p. :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1719506M
    ISBN 101560220376, 1560220384
    LC Control Number92022613

    Uses of Beneficial Insect Diversity in Agroecosystems. Biodiversity, Ecosystem Function, and Insect Pest Management in Agricultural Systems. Livestock in Integrated Farming Systems. Managing for Biodiversity of Rangelands. Agroforestry for Biodiversity in Farming Systems. The Role of Agroecosystems in Wildlife Biodiversity. Natural Systems Price: $ Nowhere are the consequences of biodiversity reduction more evident than in the realm of agricultural pest management. The instability of agroecosystems becomes manifest as the worsening of most insect pest problems is increasingly linked to the expansion of crop monocultures at the expense of the natural vegetation, thereby decreasing local.

    chapter 8 biological control in agroecosystems through management of entomophagous insects chapter 9 an agroecological basis for insect pest management chapter 10 designing and implementing a habitat management strategy to enhance biological pest control in agroecology chapter 11 agroecology: transitioning organic agriculture beyond input substitution cahpter 12 File Size: 1MB. Book Description: Published in three other languages and growing, Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems takes a look at how farmers manage, maintain, and benefit from biodiversity in agricultural production systems. The volume includes the most recent research and developments in the maintenance of local diversity at the genetic, species, and ecosystem levels.

    This book aims to address the importance of natural enemies and functional diversity for biological control in Neotropical agroecosystems. Several aspects related to the conservation of natural enemies, such as vegetation design and climate change, are discussed in Part 1 and the bioecology of several insects groups used in biological control. Manipulating vineyard biodiversity for improved insect pest management: case studies from Northern California. International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management, 1, – Pimentel, D. & Lehman, H. ().


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This book includes 24 chapters, which cover ecological and biorational basis of pest management, integrated pest and disease management, crop breeding for resistance, use of entomopathogenic nematodes and other agents, remote sensing, biosecurity issues, risk to biodiversity by exotic species, new and emerging pests of horticultural crops.

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