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Biological Control of Insect Pests

Biological Control of Insect Pests

£ 18.00

Author(s):Dr. Salman Ahmad, Dr. Rabiya Basri, Aman Pratap Singh and Akanksha
Publication Year:2023
Binding:Paper Back


The book "Biological Control of Insect Pests: Contemporary Agronomic Approaches" comprehensively covers twenty-five chapters, including topics like Introduction to Biological Control, Historical Development, Key Parasitoids, Predators, and Pathogens, Strategies of Importation, Augmentation, and Conservation, Insect Pathology, Host-Seeking Behavior of Predatory and Parasitic Insects, Effective Biological Control Agents, Role of Insect Pathogenic Microorganisms, Defense Mechanisms of Insects against Pathogens, Large-Scale Production of Quality Control Agents, Enhanced Formulations, Importation of Beneficial Organisms, Biotechnology's Role in Enhancing Biological Control, Quarantine Regulations, Mode of Action of Botanical Pesticides, and Practical Field Applications of Insect Pest Biological Control.
Designed to be concise yet informative, the book offers clear and easily understandable insights into the realm of biological pest control. Tailored for students pursuing both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in fields of Entomology and Plant Protection the book also caters to those preparing for examinations such as ICAR, ARS, NET, and various service exams. It serves as an invaluable resource for building a solid understanding of biological pest management techniques.