1st Edition

Temperature Sensitivity In Insects And Application In Integrated Pest Management

ISBN 9780367305291
Published May 31, 2021 by CRC Press
320 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on an array of integrated pest management tools (IPM) that exploit extreme temperatures, examining the biological basis for using temperature extremes in controlling insects and presenting practical IPM techniques that rely on temperature.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: Temperature Sensitivity and Integrated Pest Management -- Physiology of Heat Sensitivity -- Physiology of Cold Sensitivity -- Reducing Cold-Hardiness of Insect Pests Using Ice Nucleating Active Microbes -- Temperature Synergism in Integrated Pest Management -- Stored Product Integrated Pest Management With Extreme Temperatures -- Use of Extreme Temperatures in Urban Insect Pest Management -- Temperature Treatments for Quarantine Security: New Approaches for Fresh Commodities -- Cold Storage of Insects for Integrated Pest Management -- Insect Control in the Field Using Temperature Extremes -- Temperature in the Management of Insect and Mite Pests in Greenhouses

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Guy J. Hallman, David L. Denlinger