Biological Control of Natural Enemies

by Gelana, Admasu

ISBN: 9789387057968
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Imprint : Agri Horti Press
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 10995.00
Biblio : xii+302 p., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Admasu Gelana, Senior Expert in Crop Protection at Adet Agricultural Research Center, Bahidar, Ethiopia. Dr. Gelana has published more than 85 research papers in International journals of repute. Besides this he has participated/delivered lectures at various International Conferences/Symposia etc. Presently, he is working as Consultant (Crop Protection) at Bahidar, Ethiopia.

About The Book

Biological control is the beneficial action of parasites, pathogens and predators in managing pests and their damage. Biocontrol provided by these living organisms, collectively known as natural enemies. It is especially important for reducing the number of pest insects and mites. It this book four types of natural enemies are included i.e, parasitoids, pathogens, predator and weed feeders. It also provides descriptions of biological control of insect, weed pests, food spoilage and integrated pe

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Introduction 2. The Integrated Pest Management Strategy 3. Parasitoids - Major Groups of Natural Enemies Eulophids—Family Eulophidae Wasps 30 Anaphes flavipes Atanycolus cappaerti Bathyplectes anurus and B. curculionis Catolaccus grandis (Burks) Cotesia (=Apanteles) glomerata Diadegma insulare Encarsia formosa Encarsia inaron Eretmocerus eremicus Eriborus terebrans Lysiphlebus testaceipes Macrocentrus cingulum Metaphycus alberti Muscidifurax raptor Nealiolus curc