Biological control of insect pests using egg parasitoids / S. Sithanantham, Chandish R. Ballal, S.K. Jalali, N. Bakthavatsalam, editors.

The theme of the book is highly relevant to the current emphasis on environment conservation, with focus on native biodiversity conservation in agro-ecosystems. The current impetus being given to organic farming and export oriented agri-hortculture in the country calls for access to relevant scienti...

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Other Authors: Jalali, S. K., (Editor), Bakthavatsalam, N., (Editor), Ballal, Chandish R., (Editor), Sithanantham, S., (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New Delhi : Springer, [2013]
Table of Contents:
  • Future thrusts for egg parasitoids research in India /
  • S. Sithantham, Chandish R. Ballal, and S.K. Jalali
  • Biosystematic studies on trichogrammatidae with special reference to Indian species /
  • H. Nagaraja and B. Ramesh
  • Molecular taxonomy of trichogrammatids /
  • K. Srinivasa Murthy, S.K. Jalali, and R. Stouthamer
  • Natural occurrence, host range and distribution of trichogrammatid egg parasitoids /
  • S.K. Jalali
  • Trichogrammatids behavioural ecology /
  • N. Bakthavatsalam, P.L. Tandon, and Deepa Bhagat
  • Trichogrammatids : adaptation to stresses /
  • T. Venkatesan and S.K. Jalali
  • Safety testing of pesticides for integration with trichogrammatids /
  • Y. Lalitha, T. Venkatesan, and S.K. Jalali
  • Mass production of trichogrammatid parasitoids /
  • H. Nagaraja
  • Trichogrammatids: integration with other methods of pest control /
  • Pradyumn Kumar, J.C. Sekhar, and Jaswinder Kaur
  • Trichogramma: non-target risk assessment methodologies and guidelines /
  • S. Sithanantham
  • Other egg parasitoids research for utilisation /
  • Chandish R. Ballal
  • Utility of trichogramma for biocontrol of sugarcane borers /
  • S. Sithanantham, N. Geetha, Arun Baitha, and S.K. Jalali
  • Egg parasitoids in cotton ecosystem /
  • D.N. Yadav
  • Egg parasitoids in tobacco ecosystem /
  • S. Gunneswara Rao and U. Sreedhar
  • Egg parasitoids in cereal crops ecosystem /
  • Gururaj Katti, A.P. Padmakumari, and I.C. Pasalu
  • Egg parasitoids in legume crops ecosystem /
  • M.A. Khan, Siddharth Tiwari, Meena Agnihotri, and Sunita Pandey
  • Egg parasitoids of fruit crop pests /
  • M. Mani, A. Krishnamoorthy, and P.R. Gupta
  • Egg parasitoids in vegetable crops ecosystem : research status and scope for utilization /
  • A. Krishnamoorthy, M. Mani, and P.N. Ganga Visalakshy.