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Title Biocontrol-based integrated management of oilseed rape pests / edited by Ingrid H. Williams
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 The Major Insect Pests of Oilseed Rape in Europeand Their Management: An Overview; 2 Parasitoids of Oilseed Rape Pests in Europe: Key Speciesfor Conservation Biocontrol; 3 Key Parasitoids of the Pests of Oilseed Rape in Europe:A Guide to Their Identification; 4 Ground Beetles as Predators of Oilseed Rape Pests: Incidence, Spatio-Temporal Distributions and Feeding; 5 Pests and Their Enemies in Spring Oilseed Rapein Europe and Challenges to Integrated Pest Management
Summary Oilseed rape is a major arable crop in both Europe and North America. It is attacked by unique complexes of insect pests still largely controlled through the application of chemical insecticides. Crop management systems for the future must combine sustainability with environmental acceptability to satisfy both social and economic demands. This book, in its 17 chapters each led by a world expert, reviews research progress towards developing integrated pest management systems for the crop that enhance conservation biocontrol. This approach is particularly timely because of the development in Eur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rape (Plant) -- Diseases and pests -- Biological control
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Control.
Pest Control, Biological
Insect Control
Brassica napus
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
Pest Control, Biological.
Insect control.
Brassica napus.
Rape (Plant) -- Diseases and pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Sciences de la vie.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Integrierter Pflanzenschutz
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Ingrid H. (Ingrid Helvi)
ISBN 9789048139835