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1st Edition

Integrated Pest Management in Diverse Cropping Systems

Edited By

Devendra Pal Singh

  • Available for pre-order on January 11, 2023. Item will ship after February 1, 2023
ISBN 9781774911167
February 1, 2023 Forthcoming by Apple Academic Press
580 Pages 27 Color & 69 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Climate change has intensified in recent decades, which has affected crop production as well as facilitated the emergence of new diseases and insect pests, causing serious threats to agriculture. Farmers have mostly taken a crop-based approach to insect pest management (IPM); the authors of this new volume, however, take the unique approach that IPM based on specific cropping systems is more efficient, resulting in reduced cultivation costs, increased yield and profitability, and decreased residue from crop produce and products. This volume presents the results of research done by crop protection scientists on integrated pest management in diverse cropping systems based on rice, wheat, maize, pulses, food legumes, oilseeds, groundnut, potato, and other horticulture crops.

With chapters written by well-known and experienced scientists in their fields, this volume provides in-depth knowledge on integrated pest management in conjunction with an array of specific cropping systems, taking into consideration all the elements, including the crops, crop sequences, spatial and temporal aspects of managing an agricultural system, and other aspects.

This volume will be valuable for entomologists, plant pathologists, and agronomists, as well as for farmers—both small and industrial sized, agricultural extension centers, faculty and students, and many others involved with crop cultivation.

Table of Contents

1. Efficient Diversified Cropping Systems of Field and Horticultural Crops for Livelihood Security

Narendra Kumar, Kancheti Mrunalini, Girija Prasad Patnaik, and Biswaranjan Behera

2. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Concepts and Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture

Monika Singh, Neetu Pandey, and O. P. Sharma

3. Innovative Integrated Pest Management Paradigm for Sustainable Crop Production with Special Reference to North East India

Pranab Dutta, Ashok Bhattacharyya, and Arti Kumari

4. Concept and Practices of IPM in Relation to Different Crops and Cropping Systems

Devendra Pal Singh

5. Integrated Pest Management in Rice-Based Cropping Systems in India

Gururaj Katti, Ch. Padmavathi, and R. Mahender Kumar

6. IPM in Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems

Ramji Singh, H. S. Viswanath, Ajay Tomer, Durga Prasad, and U. P. Shahi

7. Root-Knot Nematode Disease: An Expanding Problem in Rice-Based Cropping Systems

H. S. Gaur

8. Defense Mechanisms of Maize: Implications for Integrated Pest Management

P. Lakshmi Soujanya, J. C. Sekhar, S. B. Suby, K. R.Yathish, K. Srinivasa Babu, and G. Shyam Prasad

9. Insect Pest Management in Millet Cropping Systems

J. Stanley, K. Srinivasa Babu, G. Shyam Prasad, A. Kalaisekar, B. Subbarayudu, and B. Gangaiah

10. Advances in Pest Management in Pulse-Based Cropping Systems under Changing Climate

N. P. Singh, R. K. Mishra, Sanjay M. Bandi, and Narendra Kumar

11. Integrated Management of Diseases in Pigeonpea for Ensuring Food Security under Changing Climate in India

Sanjeev Kumar and U. K. Khare

12. IPM in Groundnut: Current Scenario and Future Prospects

Nataraja V. Maheshala, Sriananth Kurella, Rupak Jena, Harish Gangaiah, and Radhakrishnan Thankappan

13. Integrated Disease Management in a Rapeseed-Mustard-Based Cropping System

P. D. Meena, and P. K. Rai

14. Integrated Pest Management in Soybean-Based Cropping Systems

Kumari Surbhi, K. P. Singh, T. Aravind, Parul Dobhal, Pooja Bhatt, and Himani Jeena

15. Integrated Pest Management in Indigenous Oilseed Crops

P. Duraimurugan and M. Sujatha

16. Integrated Disease and Pest Management under a Potato-Based Cropping System

Amitava Basu and Amitava Konar

17. Integrated Pest Management in Kinnow

P. N. Meena, M. K. Khokhar, and D. Raghavendra

18. Harnessing the Antifungal and Antinemic Potential of Trichoderma in Integrated Crop Management System for Mitigating Fungal Nematode Complex in Cucumber

S. Nakkeeran, B. Sreenayana, R. Saravanan, P. Renukadevi, and S. Vinodkumar

19. Integrated Pest and Disease Management in Medicinal and Aromatic Plant-Based Cropping System

K. T. Shivakumara, Satyajit Roy, and R. P. Meena

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Devendra Pal Singh, PhD, was formerly Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) and Principal Investigator (Crop Protection Programme) at the ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal, India (1991).