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Opportunities for biological control of agricultural pests in developing countries

D. J. Greathead

Opportunities for biological control of agricultural pests in developing countries

by D. J. Greathead

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Pests -- Biological control -- Developing countries.,
    • Plants, Protection of -- Developing countries.,
    • Pests -- Biological control.,
    • Plants, Protection of.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 40.

      StatementD.J. Greathead and J.K. Waage.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper ;, no. 11
      ContributionsWaage, J. K., 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB975 .G74 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3161801M
      ISBN 100821301640
      LC Control Number83003601

      • The attainment of biological control of one major pest on a crop necessitates the elaboration of a system of integrated control for other pests of the crop, if any exist; • The research necessary in seeking a biological control solution to a problem is often demanding in terms of scientific and technical staff, funds, and time, and aFile Size: KB.   The BIOCAT database of introductions of insect biological control agents for the control of insect pests was updated to the end of to include introductions, using different insect biological control agents against pest species in countries. Of the introductions, ( %) led to establishment, and ( %) resulted in satisfactory control being reported against Cited by:

      The mission of the Biological Control of Pests Research Unit (BCPRU) is to conduct basic and applied research on the production and use of biological control agents of agricultural and urban pests, in partnership with industry whenever feasible. Emphasis is placed on development of in vivo and in vitro mass rearing methods and technology. 2 INSECT-PEST MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL new philosophy of pest control are discussed. Attention is addressed to the economic rationale concerned with controlling pest infestations. While insect- pest control is the main topic, applications and practices of the control of other pest organisms customarily dealt with by entomologists are also discussed.

      effective systemic neonicotinoid for control of CPB, decreased interest in its biological control in North America and elsewhere. This occurred despite pes-ticide resistance remaining an ever-present risk with this insect (see Chapter 2), and the repeated lesson that resistance risk is mitigated by a . Biological Control of the Mexican Bean Beetle using the Parasitic Wasp Report Pediobius attacking Mexican Bean Beetle larvae ; Scale Scale insects suck the sap from stems and leaves. Euonymus scale and alatus scale feed on ornamental euonymus bushes, causing them to drop their leaves. This is a particularly serious problem in landscapes.


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Across the spectrum of agricultural pests, biological control. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Greathead, D.J. (David John), Opportunities for biological control of agricultural pests in developing countries.

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with special reference to developing countries. F AO. Thus, the initial exploitation of biological control agents for nematodes may be in developing countries (Hussey, ). However, if agents are only effective against specific nematode pests, and their efficacy is dependent on pest densities, then their effective use will require expert advice that may not be available in many developing countries.

Developing more effective ways to manage agricultural pests using their natural enemies, ‘biological control,’ is critical for three interacting reasons. First, insect pests continue to cause severe damage to crops globally, estimated to be at least $ billion per annum (Culliney, ).Cited by: Agricultural pests like weeds, insects, pests, and plant pathogen are managed by using pesticide-insecticide.

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However, the main reason for the limited success of biological control in the field in northern Europe is not the weather, but the major changes that occurred in agricultural production systems after with the introduction of pesticide-dominated methods of pest control, and the loss of resistance to pests and diseases through plant breeding Cited by: There are three basic strategies for biological pest control: classical (importation), where a natural enemy of a pest is introduced in the hope of achieving control; inductive (augmentation), in which a large population of natural enemies are administered for quick pest control; and inoculative (conservation), in which measures are taken to maintain natural enemies through regular.

Plant pathogens, insect pests and weeds in a changing global climate: a review of approaches, challenges, research gaps, key studies and concepts. The Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol.Issue. 2, p. Cited by: George W. Norton is professor of agricultural and applied economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he focuses on research evaluation, integrated pest management, and economic development.

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million people in the world being chronically undernourished. Most of these people live in tropical, developing regions and rely on smallholder farming for food security. Solving the problem of food insecurity is thought to depend, in part, on managing ecosystem services, such as the pollination of crops and the biological control of crop Cited by: Good organic pest control and management entails weed control, weed prevention, organic insect control and plant disease control, all of which rely on approaches and techniques such as integrated pest management, biological control, ecological strategies, physical control and shade cloths.