Management of Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops: Concepts and Approaches

1st Edition

Ramanuj Vishwakarma, Ranjeet Kumar

Apple Academic Press
February 28, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 330 Pages - 11 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771888592 - CAT# K441467

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Summary

This new book on the sustainable management of insect pests in important vegetables offers valuable management strategies in detail. It focuses on eco-friendly technology and approaches to mitigating the damage causes by insect pests with special reference to newer insecticides. Chapters in Management of Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops: Concepts and Approaches provide an introduction to vegetable entomology and go on to present a plethora of research on sustainable eco-friendly pest management strategies for root vegetables, spice crops, tuber crops, and more. It looks at the damage done by snails, slugs, phytophaous mites of vegetable crops and presents management strategies.

Vegetable crops that are infested by several insect pests right from the nursery to the harvesting stage cause enormous crop losses. Given that it is estimated that up to 40 percent of global crops are lost to agricultural pests each year, new research on effective management strategies is vital.

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