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Weed and Pest Control

Conventional and New Challenges

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 Marcelo L. Larramendy

Published: March 14th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50276

ISBN: 978-953-51-0984-6

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18897 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

22 Web of Science Citations

39 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

3773

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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

2065

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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

2838

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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

2810

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5. Integrated Pest Management

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

2177

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6. Alternative Weed Control Methods: A Review

By G.R. Mohammadi

2230

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

By Timothy Coolong

1758

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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

1246

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