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Insect Pests of Potato

Insect Pests of Potato
  • Author : Andrei Alyokhin,Charles Vincent,Philippe Giordanengo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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Insect Pests of Potato: Biology and Management provides a comprehensive source of up-to-date scientific information on the biology and management of insects attacking potato crops, with an international and expert cast of contributors providing its contents. This book presents a complete review of the scientific literature from the considerable research effort over the last 15 years, providing the necessary background information to the subject of studying the biology management of insect pests of potatoes, assessment of recent scientific advances, and a

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Insect Pests of Potato

Insect Pests of Potato
  • Author : Andrei Alyokhin,Charles Vincent,Philippe Giordanengo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKInsect Pests of Potato

Insect Pests of Potato: Biology and Management provides a comprehensive source of up-to-date scientific information on the biology and management of insects attacking potato crops, with an international and expert cast of contributors providing its contents. This book presents a complete review of the scientific literature from the considerable research effort over the last 15 years, providing the necessary background information to the subject of studying the biology management of insect pests of potatoes, assessment of recent scientific advances, and a

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Moths

Moths
  • Author : Farzana Khan Perveen
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 05 December 2018
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This book contains four chapters. Chapter 1 is an introduction to moths. It describes their history, differences with butterflies and skippers, classification, camouflage, navigation, attraction to light, and migration. Moths are useful as bio-indicators, pollinators, dispersal of seeds and producers of useful products (silk). They are harmful as agricultural and stored-grain pests, but can be controlled biologically and with pesticides. Chapter 2 reports that among moth pests the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella Zeller, is considered one of the most important potato

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Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Potatoes

Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Potatoes
  • Author : Stuart J. Wale,Harold William Platt,Nigel D. Cattlin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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Covering the most important pathogens of potatoes, this handbook provides clear, concise descriptions of the symptoms and cycles of diseases. It also provides detail on the distribution, economic importance, and advice on the control. Illustrated with over 250 color photographs of affected crops, pest profiles and detailed characteristics of common prey to potato crops, this book is the ultimate aid to the rapid identification and control of disease for this important crop. * Coverage includes identifcation, disease cycle, economic importance, and control *

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The Potato

The Potato
  • Author : Roy Navarre,Mark J Pavek
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 15 December 2014
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Potatoes are a staple crop around the world. Covering all aspects of botany, production and uses, this book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most important topics for potato researchers and professionals. It assesses the latest research on plant growth such as tuber development, water use and seed production, covers all aspects of pest management and reviews postharvest issues such as storage, global markets, and of course, nutritional value and flavour.

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Sustainable Market Farming

Sustainable Market Farming
  • Author : Pam Dawling
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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Growing for 100 - the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower. Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed our appetite for organic, regional produce. But most of the available resources on food production are aimed at the backyard or hobby gardener who wants to supplement their family's diet with a few homegrown fruits and vegetables. Targeted at serious growers in every climate zone, Sustainable Market Farming is a

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Biological Control in IPM Systems in Africa

Biological Control in IPM Systems in Africa
  • Author : Peter Neuenschwander,Christian Borgemeister,Juergen Langewald
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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This book contains 24 chapters containing case studies and research papers on the biological control of pests by naturally occurring agents, exotic agents or by seasonal manipulation in Africa. This book will be of interest to those working in the areas of crop protection, entomology and pest management. An index of terms and species found in the book is provided.

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Potato Production Systems

Potato Production Systems
  • Author : Jeffrey C. Stark,Mike Thornton,Phillip Nolte
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 27 April 2020
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This comprehensive guide to potato production systems management contains 20 chapters and more than 350 color photographs. Beginning with the history of potato culture, it spans all aspects of potato production, pest and planting management, storage, and marketing. Written by a team of over 35 scientists from North America, this book offers updated research-based information and serves as a unique, valuable tool for researchers, extension specialists, students, and farm managers. More than a description of principles, it contains practical analytical tools, charts, and

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Aphids as Virus Vectors

Aphids as Virus Vectors
  • Author : Kerry F. Harris,Karl Maramorosch
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 May 2014
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Aphids as Virus Vectors focuses on aphids as vectors of plant viruses and the fundamentals of their relationship with virus and host. The mouthparts and feeding mechanism of aphids are discussed, along with aphid penetration of plant tissues and the transmission mechanisms of aphids as virus vectors. The intrinsic properties and taxonomy of aphid-borne viruses are also examined. Comprised of 22 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the importance of aphids as vectors, their biology, and the properties of

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The Potato Crop

The Potato Crop
  • Author : Hugo Campos,Oscar Ortiz
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 03 December 2019
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book provides a fresh, updated and science-based perspective on the current status and prospects of the diverse array of topics related to the potato, and was written by distinguished scientists with hands-on global experience in research aspects related to potato. The potato is the third most important global food crop in terms of consumption. Being the only vegetatively propagated species among the world’s main five staple crops creates

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