Ecological Engineering for Pest Management: Advances in Habitat Manipulation for Arthropods

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Geoff Gurr, Stephen D. Wratten, Miguel A. Altieri
CSIRO Pub., 2004 - Agricultural ecology - 232 pages
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Chapter 1: Ecological engineering, habitat manipulation and pest management; Chapter 2: Genetic engineering and ecological engineering: a clash of paradigms or scope for synergy?; Chapter 3: The agroecological bases of ecological engineering for pest management; Chapter 4: The landscape context of arthropod biological control; Chapter 5: Use of behavioural and life-history studies to understand the effects of habitat manipulation; Chapter 6: Molecular techniques and habitat manipulation approaches for parasitoid conservation in annual cropping systems; Chapter 7: Marking and tracking techniques for insect predators and parasitoids in ecological engineering; Chapter 8: Precision agriculture approaches in support of ecological engineering for pest management; Chapter 9: Effects of agroforestry systems on the ecology and management of insect pest populations; Chapter 10: The 'push-pull' strategy for stemborer management: a case study in exploiting biodiversity and chemical ecology; Chapter 11: Use of sown wildflower strips to enhance natural enemies of agricultural pests; Chapter 12: Habitat manipulation for insect pest management in cotton cropping systems; Chapter 13: Pest management and wildlife conservation: compatible goals for ecological engineering?; Chapter 14: Ecological engineering for enhanced pest management: towards a rigorous science.

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