Biopesticides Handbook
  • Author : Leo M.L. Nollet
  • Release Date : 22 January 2015
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 13 : 9781466596535

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Book excerpt: The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides offer a considerable potential for utilization in sustainable

Biopesticides Handbook

Biopesticides Handbook

Author : Leo M.L. Nollet,Hamir Singh Rathore
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Nature
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The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides offer a considerable potential for utilization in sustainable...

Biopesticides

Biopesticides

Author : Amitava Rakshit,Vijay Singh Meena,P.C. Abhilash,B.K. Sarma,H B Singh,Leonardo Fraceto,Manoj Parihar,Anand Kumar
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Biopesticide: Volume Two, the latest release in the Advances in Bioinoculant series, provides an updated overview on the active substances utilized in current bioinsecticides, along with information on which of them can be used for integrated pest management programs in agro-ecosystems. The book presents a comprehensive look at the development ...

Microbial Biopesticides

Microbial Biopesticides

Author : Opender Koul,G. S. Dhaliwal
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Science
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Biotechnological research has provided key developments in pest control agents, focusing on pathogens of insect pests as formulated biological pesticides. Emphasis has been placed on bacteria and viruses as they are well understood and easily manipulated. Microbial Biopesticides provides a comprehensive overview of the advances made in the use of ...

Biopesticides and Bioagents

Biopesticides and Bioagents

Author : Md. Arshad Anwer
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Science
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Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased consumption of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume looks at the status of biopesticides and biocontrol agents in agriculture. It will be a critically important reference work, providing ...

Biopesticides

Biopesticides

Author : Wyn P. Grant,David Chandler,Alastair Bailey,Justin Greaves,M. Tatchell,Gillian Prince
Publisher : CABI
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Biological controls that utilize natural predation, parasitism or other natural mechanisms, is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. Chemical pesticide methods are becoming less readily available due to increasing resistance problems and the prohibition of some substances. This book addresses the challenges of insufficient information and imperfectly understood regulatory ...

Biofertilizers

Biofertilizers

Author : Amitava Rakshit,Vijay Singh Meena,Manoj Parihar,H.B. Singh,A.K. Singh
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Biofertilizers, Volume One: Advances in Bio-inoculants provides state-of-the-art descriptions of various approaches, techniques and basic fundamentals of BI used in crop fertilization practices. The book presents research within a relevant theoretical framework to improve our understanding of core issues as applied to natural resource management. Authored by renowned scientists actively ...

Biopesticides in Horticultural Crops

Biopesticides in Horticultural Crops

Author : Rajeshwari R.,Vikram Appanna
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Science
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This book is a compendium of information related to innovations, commercialization and registration of biopesticides, recent advances in mass production, formulation, extension of shelf life, delivery systems of antagonists and entomopathogens and synergistic and antagonistic response of biopesticides with agrochemicals. The information on all the important laboratory protocols and techniques ...

Nano Biopesticides Today and Future Perspectives

Nano Biopesticides Today and Future Perspectives

Author : Opender Koul
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Nano-Biopesticides Today and Future Perspectives is the first single-volume resource to examine the practical development, implementation and implications of combining the environmentally aware use of biopesticides with the potential power of nanotechnology. While biopesticides have been utilized for years, researchers have only recently begun exploring delivery methods that utilize nanotechnology ...

Phytochemical Biopesticides

Phytochemical Biopesticides

Author : Opender Koul,G. S. Dhaliwal
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Science
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In recent years, the development of biological pest control strategies has focused on the chemical profiles of insect-plant interactions. Plants exhibit an extensive range of defensive strategies, which include insect avoidance, deterrence and antibiosis. The need to overcome these vegetative defence responses has driven the evolution of an array o...

Biopesticides in Organic Farming

Biopesticides in Organic Farming

Author : L.P. Awasthi
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Science
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The book entitled "Biopesticides in Organic Farming : Recent Advances", describes critically reviewed, key aspects of organic farming and provides a unique and timely science-based resource for researchers, teachers, extension workers, students, primary producers and others around the world. This book is intended to be a unique and indispensable resource that ...

Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticides

Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticides

Author : K. Sahayaraj
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our ...

Plant Nematode Biopesticides

Plant Nematode Biopesticides

Author : Anwar L. Bilgrami,Anish Khan
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Plant Nematode Biopesticides presents the most current knowledge on various categories of biopesticides used in the management of nematode pests of crops or those that have significant potential as biological control agents. This book presents an exploratory and investigatory compilation and explanation of the actions and potentials of predatory nematodes, ...

Formulation of Microbial Biopesticides

Formulation of Microbial Biopesticides

Author : H.D. Burges
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Science
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Sound formulation is a vital aspect of microbial products used to protect plants from pests and diseases and to improve plant performance. Formulation of Microbial Biopesticides is an in-depth treatment of this vitally important subject. Written by experts and carefully edited, this important title brings together a huge wealth of ...

Biopesticides

Biopesticides

Author : Franklin R. Hall,Julius J. Menn
Publisher : Humana Press
Genre : Science
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It was our intention and goal to bring together m Biopestzcides Use and Delavery the latest advances in the science and technology of the evolving field of biopesticides In the context of crop protectton, btopesttcides are a key component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs, m which biopesticides are delivered ...

Biopesticides for Sustainable Agriculture

Biopesticides for Sustainable Agriculture

Author : Nick Birch,Travis Glare
Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Part 1 of this collection reviews research on developing and assessing new biopesticides. Part 2 summarises advances in different types of entomopathogenic biopesticide. Part 3 assesses semiochemical, peptide-based and other natural substance-based biopesticides....