Insect Pest Predators

by Bhosale, Y. A. & T. V. Sathe

ISBN: 9789354612671
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 6195.00
Biblio : vi+169p., 201 figs., bib., ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao is Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, Shiva University, Kolhapur. He has written 30 books and published 255 research papers in national and international Journals of repute.

About The Book

Pest predators are gaining more importance in pest management programme since pesticides lead to many serious problems like air and water pollution, health hazards, killing of beneficial organisms pest resistance, pest resurgence, secondary pest out break, interruption in ecocycles etc. The book includes taxonomical details of insect pest predaceous lady bird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinelidae) and collection, preservation, rearing and biology. It also contain predatory pray relationships, predator pest index and biocontrol programmes designed with predator in India and abroad. The book will be useful guide to students, farmers, teacher and researchers in the pest management.

Table of Contents

Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction, Chapter 2: Collection, Preservation and Rearing, Chapter 3: Taxonomy Family - Cocinelidae, Sub family - Chilocorinae Genus - Brumoides Chapin, Brumoides kolhapurensis, Genus - Chilocorus Leach, Chilocorus suryaphuli, Sub family - Cocinellinae, Tribe - Coccinellini, Genus - Coccinella Linneaus, Coccinellini transversalis (Fab.), Coccinella madhuri, Coccinella bhuimungi, Coccinella yaminii, Cocinella yoginii, Genus - Coelophora Mulsant, Coelophora orientalis, Genus - Harmonia Mulsant, Harmonia soyabinii, Genus - Menochilus Timberlake, Menochilus sexmaculatus (Fab.), Menochilus tuljapurensis, Menochilus shivajiensis, Menochilus kharipi, Genus - Vernia Mulsant, Vernia polyphagi, Tribe - Psylloborini, Genus - Illeis Mulsant, Illeis satheri, Illeis darbari, Sub family - Scymniae, Genus - Horniolus Weise, Horniolus mirajensis, Genus - Scymnus Kugelann, Sub genus - Scymnus Kugelann, Scymnus (Scymnus) indica, Sub genus - Pullus Mulsant, Scymnus (Pullus) marathi, Chapter 4: Biology, Chapter 4 : Predator Pray Relationships, Chapter 5: Predator Pray Index and Biocontrol Programmes, Chapter 7: Summary.