Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control

Egbuna, Chukwuebuka, Sawicka, Barbara

  • 出版商: Academic Press
  • 出版日期: 2019-11-07
  • 售價: $3,870
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,677
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 268
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 0128193042
  • ISBN-13: 9780128193044

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商品描述

Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control presents alternative solutions in the form of eco-friendly, natural remedies. Written by senior researchers and professionals with many years of experience from diverse fields in biopesticides, the book presents scientific information on novel plant families with pesticidal properties and their formulations. It also covers chapters on microbial pest control and control of weeds by allelopathic compounds. This book will be invaluable to plant pathologists, agrochemists, plant biochemists, botanists, environmental chemists and farmers, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students.

目錄大綱

PART I: GREEN APPROACH TO PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL
1. Pests of Agricultural Crops and Control Measures
2. Plant Diseases, Pathogens and Diagnosis
3. Pesticide Use in Agriculture: Impacts and Way Forward
4. Biopesticides, Safety Issues and Market Trends
5. Natural Compounds against Plant Pests and Pathogens
6. Phytochemicals of Plant Derived Essential Oils: A Novel Green Approach against Pests
7. Semiochemicals: A Green Approach to Pest and Disease Control
8. Fungistatic Properties of Lectin-Containing Extracts of Medicinal Plants

PART II: BIOLOGICAL CONTROL MEASURES
9. Weed Control by Allelopathic Compounds from Different Plants: A Bioherbicide Approach
10. Microbial Control of Pests and Weeds
11. Biological Control of Pests by Endophytic Microorganisms 

PART III: TECHNIQUES, BIOTECHNOLOGICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL APPROACH
12. Techniques for the Detection, Identification and Diagnosis of Agricultural Pathogens and Diseases
13. Nucleic Acid-Based Methods in Detection of Foodborne Pathogens
14. Plant biotechnology in food security
15. Homemade Preparations of Natural Biopesticides and Applications
16. The Use of Vermiwash and Vermicompost Foliar Spray in Pest and Disease Control
17. Genetic Modification as a Control Mechanism to Plant Pest and Disease Attack
18. Biopesticides Formulation and Delivery Techniques
19. Safe Storage and Preservation Techniques in Commercialized Agriculture
20. Advances in the Application of Information and Communication Technology in Plant Pest and Disease management
21. Application of Computational Techniques in Plant Pathology