Sucking Pests of Crops

It aims to reflect Indian scenario before the international readership. This book complies comprehensive information on sucking pests of crops and brings the attention of the readers to this multiple damage causing insect complex.

Sucking Pests of Crops

Sucking pests are most notorious group of pests for agricultural crops. Unlike most pests with chewing mouth parts, sucking pests cause more severe damage to the crops and are complex to get identified until advanced stages of infection. Not only is this late detection detrimental to their effective control, sucking pests also often cause fungal growth and virus transmission. The book emphasizes on sucking pests of most major crops of India. It aims to reflect Indian scenario before the international readership. This book complies comprehensive information on sucking pests of crops and brings the attention of the readers to this multiple damage causing insect complex. The chapters are contributed by highly experienced Indigenous experts from Universities & ICAR institutes, and book collates useful content for students and young researchers in plant pathology, entomology and agriculture.

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Sucking Pests of Crops
Language: en
Pages: 515
Authors: Omkar
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Sucking pests are most notorious group of pests for agricultural crops. Unlike most pests with chewing mouth parts, sucking pests cause more severe damage to the crops and are complex to get identified until advanced stages of infection. Not only is this late detection detrimental to their effective control, sucking
Polyphagous Pests of Crops
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Omkar
Categories: Agricultural pests
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Springer Nature

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Language: en
Pages: 1160
Authors: M.C. Muthaiyan
Categories: Plant quarantine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-06 - Publisher: Allied Publishers

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Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Suprakash Pal, Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-09 - Publisher: CRC Press

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Biointensive Integrated Pest Management for Horticultural Crops
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Anil Kumar, Swati Saha, Jaipal Singh Choudhary
Categories: Science
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