Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Trends in Integrated Insect Pest Management

Edited by R.P. Soundararajan

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Co-editor:

Chitra Narayanasamy

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

The science of entomology deals with various aspects of insects. In agricultural crop production, insects play a major role in damaging crop plants as well as protecting the crops from pests through biological control strategies. The approach of integrated pest management is more relevant in the present scenario of dependency on synthetic chemicals. Techniques of biological control with entomopathogenic nematodes, the integrated approach as well as the impact of chemical insecticides are discussed in this book under various chapters. Management of storage pests with different storage structures for maize is described. Development of insecticide resistance against insects is a major reason for the failure or overuse of chemical insecticides. The reasons and mechanisms of insecticide resistance are discussed in the book. An interesting chapter on the impact of newer insecticide molecules against pollinators is also described.

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Trends in Integrated Insect Pest ManagementEdited by R.P. Soundararajan

Published: May 13th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78202

ISBN: 978-1-78984-485-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-484-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-593-7

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Lepidopter Parasitoidea

By Hassan-Ali Vahedi, Jabbar Valipour and Abbas Ali Zamani

333

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2. Defence against Oxidative Stress and Insecticides in Musca domestica

By Tan Yong Hao, Siti Nasuha Hamzah and Zazali Alias

221

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3. Neonicotinoid Insecticides: A Threat to Pollinators

By Muhammad Imran

286

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4. Management of Spodoptera litura (Fab.) in Green Gram (Vigna radiata L.) through Entomo-Pathogenic Nematode

By Shakti Singh Bhati

176

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5. Integrated Pest Management of the Yam Chip Beetle Dinoderus porcellus Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae): Current Status and Future Prospects

By Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle, Toffa Dèca Mondoukpè Joelle and Orobiyi Azize

290

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6. Influence of Temperature and Storage Systems on Post-Harvest Losses of Maize Varieties Cultivated at Alibori in Northern Benin

By Corinne M. Anagonou, Roland Dossou, Anicet G. Dassou and Alexandre Dansi

244

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