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Plant Protection Scientists,

I have listed some recently published books that should be of interest to plant protection researchers and technology transfer specialists. These include books on biopesticies, biostimulants  and weed, insect and plant disease managment.

E.A. Heinrichs

IAPPS Secretary General

 

Biopesticides for Sustainable Agriculture, Edited by Professor Nick Birch and Professor Travis Glare, reviews some of the wealth of current research globally; research on identifying, developing, assessing and improving biopesticides. 28 scientists from around the world contribute. Content details may be viewed at this link.

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Together, the collection reviews some of the key steps in biopesticide product development. The topics cover a broad range from microbial to natural substance-based biopesticides, with a strong focus on pheromone and allelochemical semiochemicals as well as peptide-based biopesticides.

Individual chapters are available digitally if there is a particular, specific interest only. However, if you want the whole collection, we have a special offer running in recognition that many people are working remotely at the moment. If you buy the eBook from our website, we will send a physical copy free of charge when the current Covid crisis allows. If purchases are normally made through your library, either forward this email to them or put me in touch as we offer specific library arrangements.

We are aware that many of our customers are working from home at present. It is a very difficult time.  It is quite possible that some of our colleagues may have missed other recent pest control titles. All of these are available in all countries, in whole or in part, physically or online. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Biostimulants for sustainable crop production (Due in June 2020) Edited Dr Youssef Rouphael, Prof. Patrick du Jardin, Dr Patrick Brown, Dr Stephania de Pascale and Dr Giuseppe Colla.

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Integrated disease management of wheat and barley – Edited Prof. Richard Oliver Full details: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__shop.bdspublishing.com_store_bds_detail_workgroup_3-2D190-2D72711&d=DwIGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=20cHrmWg3G9lvuF1XJ0DAVTU8QbZGlMPZmMplM_ZfXU&m=m8hi5D4KNb4HBC_USmTOPXG00zjP7LU7y1OWDQSP8UI&s=AuIq9BIBuUc4r_HWaJjnAxk3xxNQuzWB1A-foaxJL3Y&e=

Rice insect pests and their management Edited by Emeritus Prof. E A Heinrichs https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__shop.bdspublishing.com_store_bds_detail_workgroup_3-2D190-2D54186&d=DwIGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=20cHrmWg3G9lvuF1XJ0DAVTU8QbZGlMPZmMplM_ZfXU&m=m8hi5D4KNb4HBC_USmTOPXG00zjP7LU7y1OWDQSP8UI&s=OuEDFXoAQk1w58LImN8hhmTfk8PwbrfehgRlhgpJ3DA&e=

Integrated weed management of sustainable agricultureEdited by Prof. Robert L Zimdahl

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Integrated management of diseases and insect pests of tree fruit – by Prof. Xiangming Xu and Dr Michelle Fountain

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Pesticides and agriculture – Edited by Dr Dave Watson https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__shop.bdspublishing.com_store_bds_detail_workgroup_3-2D190-2D72883&d=DwIGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=20cHrmWg3G9lvuF1XJ0DAVTU8QbZGlMPZmMplM_ZfXU&m=m8hi5D4KNb4HBC_USmTOPXG00zjP7LU7y1OWDQSP8UI&s=tLQSsAMttD28BcyZ1mCUN0hqrQcvzwxRiF372KnMtsE&e=

Integrated management of insect pests – Edited by Emeritus Prof. Marcos Kogan and Emeritus Prof. E A Heinrichs

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Critical issues in plant health – 50 years of research in African agriculture – Edited by Dr Peter Neuenschwander and Dr Manuele Tamo

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John Parsons

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New Technical Guide for Africa

Last month, USAID, in collaboration with international and national research and development partners, released the first edition of the Fall Armyworm Technical Guide. This technical manual shares the latest protocols related to integrated pest management to control this agricultural pest in Africa.

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Joshi R.C., Cowie R.H., & Sebastian L.S. (eds). 2017. Biology and management of invasive apple snails. Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija 3119. 406 pp.​”

 

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 Invasive Apple Snails Book 2017 – final.pdf

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Langkawi

 

5th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods

This week we’re bringing you news of an event currently taking place. The 5th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods in Langkawi, Malaysia. Held every four years, the goal of the symposium is to create a forum for biological control researchers and practitioners who conduct arthropod biological control programmes where they can meet to exchange information and discuss up-to-date issues relating to biological control.

Information about our recently released ‘Rice insect pests and their management’ book as well as a range of our other titles featuring insect pests, with be available at the conference.  Written by a distinguished team of entomologists led by Professor E. A. “Short” Heinrichs of the University of Nebraska, this innovative product, available in print and digital formats, will provide a comprehensive resource of information on approximately 100 species of the most important insect pests affecting rice cultivation, with over 150 photographs to help identify them.

Delegates of the conference will also have the chance to win their own copy of the book as a poster prize.

For more information visit the product page on our website or watch this week’s video from Francis.

 

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For a digital version of the handbook go to:

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Description

The rice plant is an ideal host for many insect species. All of the plant parts are vulnerable to insect-feeding from the time of sowing till harvest. There are over 800 insect species damaging rice in one way or another, although the majority of them do very little damage. In tropical Asia only about 20 species are of major importance. In Africa, 15 species of insects are considered major pests of rice and in the Americas about 20 species are considered major pests.

To develop effective pest management strategies, it is essential to properly identify and to understand the biology and ecology of insect pests and the arthropods that help regulate their populations. This book effectively utilizes the unique knowledge and expertise of leading rice entomologists from Africa, Asia and the Americas to provide the first global coverage of rice insect pests. The discussion of each pest includes geographical distribution, plant hosts other than rice, description and biology, plant damage and ecology.

Key features

  • Covers almost 100 species of the most important insect pests affecting rice cultivation
  • Brings together the key research on each pest, including description and biology and effects on rice plants
  • Written by a team of leading entomologists with experience of rice pests in Asia, Africa, the United States and Latin America
  • Includes over 150 photographs and images

Sample content

Not sure what you’re getting if you buy this book? Click on the cover image below to open a PDF and preview pages from the book.  Alternatively, watch our informative video introduction.

What others are saying…

‘The authors need to be congratulated to have pulled together such a large body of relevant information on rice pests and made it available to pest management professionals in the field as well as scientists in the laboratories in a very approachable and easy to use format.”
Hans Herren, Millennium Institute; formerly Director General of the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), winner The World Food Prize and numerous other awards.

Table of contents

The insects discussed are categorised based on feeding types:

1. Root and stem feeders
2. Stem borers
3. Rice gall midges
4. Leafhoppers and planthoppers
5. Foilage feeders
6. Panicle feeders

The book concludes with a discussion of integrated management of insect pests

 

 

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The majority of the information in this book is drawn from technologies developed, tested, validated, and implemented by the Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab (previously known as the  Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program-IPM CRSP), supported by  USAID  Cooperative Agreements awarded to Virginia Tech.

Contents

Chap.1 – IPM for Food and Environmental Security in the Tropics

Chap. 2 – IPM Packages for Tropical Vegetable Crops

Chap. 3 – Virus Diseases of Tropical Vegetable Crops and Their Management

Chap. 4 – Exploring the Potential of Trichoderma for the Management of Seed and Soil-Borne Diseases of Crops

Chap. 5 – Physical, Mechanical and Cultural Control of Vegetable Insects

Chap. 6 – Integrated Pest Management of Cruciferous Vegetables

Chap. 7 – Integrated Pest Management of Okra in India

Chap. 8 – Integrated Pest Management of Onion in India

Chap. 9 – IPM Packages for Naranjilla: Sustainable Production in an Environmentally Fragile Region

Chap. 10 – IPM Technologies for Potato Producers in Highland Ecuador

Chap. 11 – Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Crops in Bangladesh

Chap. 12 – Development and Dissemination of Vegetable IPM Practices in Nepal

Chap. 13 – IPM Vegetable Systems in Uganda

Chap. 14 – Impacts of IPM on Vegetable Production in the Tropics

 

ISBN 978-94-024-0922-2  ISBN 978-94-024-0924-6 (eBook)

Library of Congress Control Number: 2016957790

 

E.A. Heinrichs

IAPPS Secretary General

Asia Program Manager, IPM Innovation Lab

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Original papers by:

Jacob van Breda de Haan 1896

and Thung Tjeng Hiang 1931 & 1938

Introduction, Translation & Discussion by:

Jan C. Zadoks 

 

Published by:

Sidestone Press

Fruitweg 46A

2321 DH Leiden

The Netherlands

http://www.sidestone.com

Email: info@sidestone.nl

 

 

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