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By MartA­n Aluja, Tracy C Leskey, Charles Vincent

Because the human effect upon the surroundings turns into extra obvious and critical, the necessity to boost agricultural options that reason minimum harm to the surroundings has elevated. this can be fairly the case within the region of pest administration, the place built-in pest administration (IPM) suggestions became a basic component to plant protection.Focusing on insect pests of tree end result and mixing behavioural learn with crop defense functions, this ebook emphasizes the significance of environmentally sustainable methods in an agroecosystem. either experimental and utilized subject matters are mentioned, together with the conceptual framework of IPM, sensible and behavioural ecology of a pest, host detection mechanisms and tracking instrument improvement, in addition to pest administration case experiences. Representing a finished dialogue of tree-fruit pest administration, from the evolution, ecology and behavior of insect pests to the implementation of utilized biorational programmes, it will be crucial studying for researchers in addition to advertisement growers and extension brokers.

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