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Weed and Pest Control

Conventional and New Challenges

Edited by Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata


Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata

This book covers alternative insect control strategies, such as the allelopathy phenomenon, tactics in integrated pest management of opportunistic generalist insect species, biological control of root pathogens, insect pest control by polyculture strategy, application of several integrated pest management programs, irrigation tactics and soil physical processes, and carbon stocks to manage weeds.

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Weed and Pest ControlConventional and New ChallengesEdited by Sonia Soloneski

Published: March 14th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50276

ISBN: 978-953-51-0984-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5364-1

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

27060 Total Chapter Downloads

40 Crossref Citations

80 Web of Science Citations

99 Dimensions Citations


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1. Companion Planting and Insect Pest Control

By Joyce E. Parker, William E. Snyder, George C. Hamilton and Cesar Rodriguez‐Saona


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2. Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae): Tactics for Integrated Pest Management in Brassicaceae

By S.A. De Bortoli, R.A. Polanczyk, A.M. Vacari, C.P. De Bortoli and R.T. Duarte


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3. An Overview of Chilli Thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Biology, Distribution and Management

By Vivek Kumar, Garima Kakkar, Cindy L. McKenzie, Dakshina R. Seal and Lance S. Osborne


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4. Biological Control of Root Pathogens by Plant- Growth Promoting Bacillus spp.

By Hernández F.D. Castillo, Castillo F. Reyes, Gallegos G. Morales, Rodríguez R. Herrera and C. Aguilar


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5. Integrated Pest Management

By C.O. Ehi-Eromosele, O.C. Nwinyi and O.O. Ajani


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6. Alternative Weed Control Methods: A Review

By G.R. Mohammadi


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7. Using Irrigation to Manage Weeds: A Focus on Drip Irrigation

By Timothy Coolong


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8. Soil Physical Quality and Carbon Stocks Related to Weed Control and Cover Crops in a Brazilian Oxisol

By Cezar Francisco Araujo-Junior, Benedito Noedi Rodrigues, Júlio César Dias Chaves and George Mitsuo Yada Junior


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