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Título Biodiversity and insect pests: key issues for sustainable managementLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Gurr, Geoff M. (Editor)
Wratten, Steve D. (Editor)
Snyder, William E. (Editor)
Read, Donna M. Y. (Editor)
Publicación Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012
Descripción Física xii, 347 páginas : ilustraciones ; 27 cm.
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 0470656867
Clasificación(es) 363.78
BIOLOGIA
Materia(s) Control de plagas agrícolas; Control de insectos; Agrobiodiversidad; Biodiversidad; Agricultura sostenible; Sostenibilidad;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
CONTENIDO: Introduction -- Biodiversity and insect pests / Geoff M. Gurr, Steve D. Wratten, William E. Snyder -- Fundamentals -- The ecology of biodiversity-biocontrol relationships / William E. Snyder, Jason M. Tylianakis -- The role of generalist predators in terrestrial food webs : lessons for agricultural pest management / K.D. Welch, R.S. Pfannenstiel, J.D. Harwood -- Ecological economics of biodiversity use for pest management / Mark Gillespie, Steve D. Wratten -- Soil fertility, biodiversity and pest management / Miguel A. Altieri, Luigi Ponti, Clara I. Nicholls -- Plant biodiversity as a resource for natural products for insect pest management / Opender Koul -- The ecology and utility of local and landscape scale effects in pest management / Sagrario Ga¿mez-Virue¿s, Mattias Jonsson, Barbara Ekbom -- Methods -- Scale effects in biodiversity and biological control : methods and statistical analysis / Christoph Scherber, Blas Lavandero, Katrin M. Meyer, David Perovic, Ute Visser, Kerstin Wiegand, Teja Tscharntke -- Pick and mix : selecting flowering plants to meet the requirements of target biological control insects / Felix L. Wa¿ckers, Paul C.J. van Rijn -- The molecular revolution: using polymerase chain reaction methods to explore the role of predators in terrestrial food webs / William O.C. Symondson -- Employing chemical ecology to understand and exploit biodiversity for pest management / David G. James, Sofia Orre-Gordon, Olivia L. Reynolds (nee Kvedaras), Marja Simpson -- Application -- Using decision theory and sociological tools to facilitate adoption of biodiversity-based pest management strategies / M.M. Escalada, K.L. Heong -- Ecological engineering strategies to manage insect pests in rice Geoff M. Gurr, K.L. Heong J.A. Cheng, J. Catindig -- China's "Green Plant Protection" initiative : coordinated promotion of biodiversity-related technologies / Lu Zhongxian, Yang Yajun, Yang Puyun, Zhao Zhonghua.
Diversity and defence : plant-herbivore interactions at multiple scales and trophic levels / Finbarr G. Horgan -- "Push-pull" revisited : the process of successful deployment of a chemical ecology based pest management tool / Zeyaur R. Khan, Charles A.O. Midega, Jimmy Pittchar, Toby J.A. Bruce, John A. Pickett -- Using native plant species to diversify agriculture / Douglas A. Landis, Mary M. Gardiner, Jean Tompkins -- Using biodiversity for pest suppression in urban landscapes / Paula M. Shrewsbury, Simon R. Leather -- Cover crops and related methods for enhancing agricultural biodiversity and conservation biocontrol : successful case studies / P.G. Tillman, H.A. Smith, J.M. Holland -- Synthesis -- Conclusion: Biodiversity as an asset rather than a burden / Geoff M. Gurr, William E. Snyder, Steve D. Wratten, Donna M.Y. Read.
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