Animal and Bird Pest Management in Agricultural Land

by Stanley, Johnson

ISBN: 9789351307549
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 6995.00
Biblio : viii+198p. tabls., figs., 25 cm

Author Profile

Johnson Stanley is working in ICAR as Scientist at Vivekananda Institute of Hill Agriculture, Almora, Uttarakhand. A student of TNAU, Coimbatore, he obtained many medals/ awards and scholarships both in M.Sc and Ph.D. As a scientist, he is working in various projects and published 30 research papers and book chapters. Wildlife always being a fascination from childhood got enhanced by working in hill station experiencing severe crop damages by them.

About The Book

For all who are interested in vertebrate pest management, say farmers, agriculturists, management professionals, scientists or students, this book provides valuable information on the principles and techniques of repellents and management options for both mammal and bird pests of crop plants. Till now, much of these works are not been done or reported in India. However, vertebrate pests cause extensive damage to agriculture apart from undesirable human-wildlife interactions.

Table of Contents

Preface v <BR> Foreword vii <BR> List of Figures xi <BR> Introduction 1 <BR> Section I - Scarers and Repellers <BR> 1. Visual Scarers 7 <BR> 2. Auditory Scarers 26 <BR> 3. Olfactory Repellers 40 <BR> 4. Tactile Repellers 46 <BR> 5. Gustatory Repellers 50 <BR> Section II - Management Methods <BR> 6. Mechanical Scarers/ Protectants 57 <BR> 7. Electrical Scarers 81 <BR> 8. Chemical Management 86 <BR> 9. Biological Management 114 <BR> 10. Resistant or Tolerant Crops 130 <BR> 11. Regulatory Measures 135 <BR> 12. Integrated Vertebrate Pest Management 138 <BR> References 148 <BR> Index 193