Biological Pest Control

by Sathe, T V & P M Bhoje

ISBN: 9789390259151
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 4495.00
Biblio : v+122p., figs., plts., bib., ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao (M Sc., Ph.D., Sangitvisharad, IBT, F.S.E.Sc., F.S.L.Sc., F.I.S.E.C., F.I.C.C.B) is Professor in Entomology and Head, department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has teaching experience of 29 years in entomology. He has published 255 research papers in national and international journals of repute and written 30 and edited 3 books. He has guided 21 Ph.D. students and completed 6 major research projects. Dr. P.M. Bhoje (M.Sc., Ph.D.) is Sr. Lecturer and Head, Department of Zoology, Yashawantrao Chavan College, Warananagar since 1990. He published a book “Biological Pest Control” (2000) and 12 research papers in reputed journals and completed one research project funded by WWF Kolhapur, 1998.

About The Book

Biological pest control is good alternative for avoiding pesticidal use which lead many serious problems like air and water pollution, health hazards, killing of beneficial organisms, secondary pest outbreak etc. This book will add relevant knowledege on biologial pest control. The book deals with various aspects of biological control of pests. More emphasis in this book has been given on the biological control in India and parasitoid biocontrol agents. The book will be a useful guide not only to the students, teachers and farmers but also to researchers for study and in the field to combat pests by biological means.

Table of Contents

Contents <BR> Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Material and methods; Chapter 3: Taxonomy; Family: Braconidae, Sub family: Microgastrinae, Tribe: Cotensinii, Genus: Cotesia cameron, Genus: Dolichogenidea viereck, Genus: Glyptapenteles ashamead, Genus: Hypomicrogaster ashmead; Chapter 4: Biological control; Chapter 5: Aspect of biological control; Chapter 6: Summary.