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Pest Engineering

Edited by Farzana Khan Perveen

Classes et Events in Sciences (C.E.S.)

This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4 Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides, organophosphorus insecticides, toxicity of fenitrothion and permethrin, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Section B is dedicated to vector control using insecticides, biological control of mosquito larvae by Bacillus thuringiensis, metabolism of pyrethroids by mosquito cytochrome P40 susceptibility status of Aedes aegypti, etc. Section C describes bioactive natural products from sapindacea, management of potato pests, flower thrips, mango mealy bug, pear psylla, grapes pests, small fruit production, boll weevil and tsetse fly using insecticides. Section D provides information on insecticide resistance in natural population of malaria vector, role of Anopheles gambiae P450 cytochrome, genetic toxicological profile of carbofuran and pirimicarp carbamic insecticides, etc. The subject matter in this book should attract the reader's concern to support rational decisions regarding the use of pesticides.

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InsecticidesPest EngineeringEdited by Farzana Khan Perveen

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1354

ISBN: 978-953-307-895-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4357-4

Copyright year: 2012

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85722 Total Chapter Downloads

52 Crossref Citations

129 Web of Science Citations

170 Dimensions Citations


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1. Insecticide

By A. C. Achudume


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2. Chlorfluazuron as Reproductive Inhibitor

By Farzana Perveen


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3. Organophosphorus Insecticides and Glucose Homeostasis

By Apurva Kumar R. Joshi and P.S. Rajini


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4. The Toxicity of Fenitrothion and Permethrin

By Dong Wang, Hisao Naito and Tamie Nakajima


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5. DDT and Its Metabolites in Mexico

By Iván Nelinho Pérez Maldonado, Jorge Alejandro Alegría-Torres, Octavio Gaspar-Ramírez, Francisco Javier Pérez Vázquez, Sandra Teresa Orta-Garcia and Lucia Guadalupe Pruneda Álvarez


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6. Presence of Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) in Croatia and Evaluation of Its Genotoxicity

By Goran Gajski, Marko Gerić, Sanda Ravlić, Željka Capuder and Vera Garaj-Vrhovac


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7. Vector Control Using Insecticides

By Alhaji Aliyu


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8. Susceptibility Status of Aedes aegypti to Insecticides in Colombia

By Ronald Maestre Serrano


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9. Behavioral Responses of Mosquitoes to Insecticides

By Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap


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10. Essential Plant Oils and Insecticidal Activity in Culex quinquefasciatus

By Maureen Leyva, Olinka Tiomno, Juan E. Tacoronte, Maria del Carmen Marquetti and Domingo Montada


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11. Biological Control of Mosquito Larvae by Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis

By Mario Ramírez-Lepe and Montserrat Ramírez-Suero


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12. Metabolism of Pyrethroids by Mosquito Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Impact on Vector Control

By Pornpimol Rongnoparut, Sirikun Pethuan, Songklod Sarapusit and Panida Lertkiatmongkol


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13. Bioactive Natural Products from Sapindaceae Deterrent and Toxic Metabolites Against Insects

By Martina Díaz and Carmen Rossini


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14. Pest Management Strategies for Potato Insect Pests in the Pacific Northwest of the United States

By Silvia I. Rondon


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15. Management of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae) with Insecticides on Tomatoes

By Mohamed Braham and Lobna Hajji


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16. Management Strategies for Western Flower Thrips and the Role of Insecticides

By Stuart R. Reitz and Joe Funderburk


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17. The Past and Present of Pear Protection Against the Pear Psylla, Cacopsylla pyri L.

By Stefano Civolani


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18. Effects of Kaolin Particle Film and Imidacloprid on Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis ) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Populations and the Prevention of Spread of Xylella fastidiosa in Grape

By K.M. Tubajika, G.J. Puterka, N.C. Toscano, J. Chen and E.L. Civerolo


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19. Use and Management of Pesticides in Small Fruit Production

By Carlos García Salazar, Anamaría Gómez Rodas and John C. Wise


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20. The Conundrum of Chemical Boll Weevil Control in Subtropical Regions

By Allan T. Showler


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21. Management of Tsetse Fly Using Insecticides in Northern Botswana

By C. N. Kurugundla, P. M. Kgori and N. Moleele


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22. Trends in Insecticide Resistance in Natural Populations of Malaria Vectors in Burkina Faso, West Africa: 10 Years’ Surveys

By K. R. Dabiré, A. Diabaté, M. Namountougou, L. Djogbenou, C. Wondji, F. Chandre, F. Simard, J-B. Ouédraogo, T. Martin, M. Weill and T. Baldet


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23. The Role of Anopheles gambiae P450 Cytochrome in Insecticide Resistance and Infection

By Rute Félix and Henrique Silveira


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24. Genetic Toxicological Profile of Carbofuran and Pirimicarb Carbamic Insecticides

By Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo L. Larramendy


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