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Greenhouse Pest Management

Raymond A. Cloyd

May 31, 2016 Forthcoming by CRC Press 
Reference - 198 Pages - 151 Color 
ISBN 9781482227789 - CAT# K22555

Features

  • Provides the information and color images for the proper identification of the major and minor insect and mite pests of greenhouses worldwide, including aphids, whiteflies, mites, thrips, mealybugs, snails and slugs, caterpillars, leafhoppers, and others
  • Describes the biology, life cycle, and types of damage for each insect and mite pest
  • Covers insecticide and miticide use in greenhouses and how they may be used to regulate insect and mite pest populations
  • Discusses the use of biological control agents in greenhouses, including parasitoids, predators, entomopathogenic nematodes, and entomopathogenic fungi
  • Addresses the impact of cultural practices and sanitation on the population dynamics and abundance of insect and mite pests

Summary

 

This is the first comprehensive book on the management of greenhouse arthropod (insect and mite) pests and the approaches for managing them in commercial greenhouse production systems. There has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide due to the sustainable agriculture movement. In color, the book covers the identification of pests, describes their biology and life cycle, and addresses the use of control agents.

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Greenhouse Pest Management

Raymond A. Cloyd

May 31, 2016 Forthcoming by CRC Press 
Reference - 198 Pages - 151 Color 
ISBN 9781482227789 - CAT# K22555

Features

  • Provides the information and color images for the proper identification of the major and minor insect and mite pests of greenhouses worldwide, including aphids, whiteflies, mites, thrips, mealybugs, snails and slugs, caterpillars, leafhoppers, and others
  • Describes the biology, life cycle, and types of damage for each insect and mite pest
  • Covers insecticide and miticide use in greenhouses and how they may be used to regulate insect and mite pest populations
  • Discusses the use of biological control agents in greenhouses, including parasitoids, predators, entomopathogenic nematodes, and entomopathogenic fungi
  • Addresses the impact of cultural practices and sanitation on the population dynamics and abundance of insect and mite pests

Summary

 

This is the first comprehensive book on the management of greenhouse arthropod (insect and mite) pests and the approaches for managing them in commercial greenhouse production systems. There has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide due to the sustainable agriculture movement. In color, the book covers the identification of pests, describes their biology and life cycle, and addresses the use of control agents.

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