This book describes crop protection strategies that rely on subsistence farmers' knowledge and participation, local resources, and alternative low-input methods as a sensitive approach to developing and implementing pest management schemes adjusted to farmers' needs and their conditions. .
Table of Contents
1. Designing and Improving Pest Management Systems for Subsistence Farmers 2. Steps Toward an Alternate and Safe Pest Management System for Small Farmers in the Philippines 3. A Farming Systems Approach to Insect Pest Management for Upland and Lowland Rice Farmers in Tropical Asia 4. Implementation of IPM for Small-Scale Cassava Farmers 5. Effects of Cassava Intercropping and Varietal Mixtures on Herbivore Load, Plant Growth, and Yields: Applications for Small Farmers in Latin America 6. Human Interactions in Classical Biological Control of Cassava and Mango Mealybugs on Subsistence Farms in Tropical Africa