Innovative Pest Management Approaches for the 21st Century [electronic resource] : Harnessing Automated Unmanned Technologies / edited by Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy
- Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
- 1st ed. 2020.
- Physical Description:
- XIX, 519 pages 233 illustrations, 145 illustrations in color : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Chakravarthy, Akshay Kumar and SpringerLink (Online service)
- Chapter 1. Application of Geospatial Technologies in Plant Health Management -- Chapter 2. Applications of Unmanned Aerial System for Pest Surveillance, Monitoring and Management -- Chapter 3. Unmanned Aerial System Technologies for Pesticide Spraying -- Chapter 4. Insect Pest Detection, Migration and Monitoring Using Radar and LiDAR Systems -- Chapter 5. Remote Sensing, Climate Change and Insect Pest: Can Biotic Interactions be Explored? -- Chapter 6. Use of Mobile Apps and Software Systems for Retrieving and Disseminating Information on Pest and Disease Management -- Chapter 7. Harnessing Host Plant Resistance for major crop pests: Decoding In-Built Systems -- Chapter 8. Light Trap: A Dynamic Tool for Data Analysis, Documenting and Monitoring Insect Populations and Diversity -- Chapter 9. Artificial Diet Designing: Its Utility in Management of Defoliating Tea Pests (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) -- Chapter 10. Functional Diversity of Infochemicals in Agri-ecological Networks -- Chapter 11. Soil Fauna In Sustainable Agriculture -- Chapter 12. Pest Management in Tropical Forests -- Chapter 13. Non-Chemical Pest Management Approaches in Tea Ecosystem: Evading Pesticide Trap -- Chapter 14. Endophytes: A Potential Bio-agent for the Plant Protection -- Chapter 15. Insect Vectors of Phytoplasma Diseases in the Tropics: Molecular Biology and Sustainable Management -- Chapter 16. Hymenopteran Parasitoids in Cultivated Ecosystems: Enhancing Efficiency -- Chapter 17. Large Scale Production of Cotton Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (HaNPV) -- Chapter 18. Insecticide Toxicity and Pesticide Residues in Horticultural Crops -- Chapter 19. Nano-technology Applications in Pest Management -- Chapter 20. Integrated and Ecological based Pest Management in Grape Ecosystem -- Chapter 21. Coccinellids on Crops: Nature's Gift for Farmers -- Chapter 22. Scenario of Insect Pests on Litchi: Management Options -- Chapter 23. IPM in Protected Cultivation: Lending Pesticide Free Produce -- Chapter 24. Integrated Nematode Management In Protected Cultivation.
- Several Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approaches are available for managing pests of varied kinds, including individual and integrated methods for pest suppression. Recently the focus has shifted to pest management tools that act on insect systems selectively, are compatible with the environment, and are not harmful for ecosystems. Other approaches target specific biochemical and physiological aspects of insect metabolism, and involve biotechnological and genetic manipulation. Still other approaches include the use of nanotechnology, endophytes, optical and sonic manipulation to detect and control pest insects. Unfortunately, conventional forms of pest management do not focus on technology transfer to the ground level workers and farmers. As a result, farmers are incurring huge losses of crops and revenues. This book highlights the importance of using communication tools in pest management and demonstrates some success stories of utilizing automated unmanned technologies in this context. The content is divided into three sections, the first of which, "Pest Population Monitoring: Modern Tools," covers long and short-range pest population monitoring techniques and tools such as satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles/drones, remote sensing, digital tools like GIS, GPS for mapping, lidar, mobile apps, software systems, artificial diet designs and functional diversity of info-chemicals. The second section of the book is devoted to "Emerging Areas in Pest Management" and offers a glimpse of diversified tactics that have been developed to contain and suppress pest populations such as endophytes, insect vectors of phytoplasma, Hymenopterans parasitoids, mass production and utilization of NPV etc. In turn, the third section focuses on "Integrated Pest Management" and presents farming situations that illustrate how research in diversified aspects has helped to find solutions to specific pest problems, and how some new and evolving tactics can be practically implemented. Given its scope, the book offers a valuable asset for entomology and plant pathology researchers, students of zoology and plant protection, and readers whose work involves agriculture, horticulture, forestry and other ecosystems. .
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