Advances in Insect Control and Resistance Management by A. Rami Horowitz, Isaac Ishaaya

By A. Rami Horowitz, Isaac Ishaaya

This booklet covers complex recommendations and inventive rules with reference to insect biorational regulate and insecticide resistance administration. a few chapters current and summarize common innovations or strategies for handling insect pests equivalent to the foundations of IPM in numerous crop platforms and biorational keep an eye on of insect pests, advances in natural farming, replacement suggestions for controlling orchard and field-crop pests. Other chapters disguise replacement tools for controlling pests reminiscent of disruption of insect reproductive structures and usage of semiochemicals and diatomaceous earth formulations, and constructing bioacoustic tools for mating disruption. Another half is dedicated to insecticide resistance: mechanisms and novel ways for dealing with insect resistance in agriculture and in public health.

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The use of the mating disruption technique has been explored against stored-product pests such as Plodia interpunctella and Sitotroga cerealella (Fadamiro and Baker 2002). While most successes have been with Lepidoptera, research on stink bugs and beetles showed promising results (McBrien et al. 2002; Millar et al. 2002). 2 Mating Disruption by Substrate Vibrations Mating disruption is generally based on sex pheromones and allows sustainable pest control resulting in strong reduction of pesticides sprayed (Witzgall et al.

1. org. Assessed on 28 Aug 2013 Boller EF, Avilla J, Jörg E, Malavolta C, Wijnands F, Esbjerg P (2004) Integrated production: principles and technical guidelines, 3rd edition. IOBC WPRS Bull 27(2):1–50. ISBN 92-9067163-5 Charmillot P-J, Hofer D, Pasquier D (2000) Attract and kill: a new method for the control of the codling moth Cydia pomonella. Entomol Ex Appl 94:211–216 Cini A, Anfora G, Escudero-Colomar LA, Grassi A, Santosuosso U, Seljak G, Papini A (2014) Tracking the invasion of the alien fruit pest Drosophila suzukii in Europe.

For example, two parasitoid species exerted stronger biological control of the green peach aphid during extended heat waves because variation in the physiology of parasitoid species caused them to act more complementarily as temperatures warmed (Gillespie et al. 2012). In contrast, Barton and Schmitz (2009) found that a spider, Pisaurina mira, moved lower in the plant canopy as temperatures warmed, which caused it to overlap with an actively foraging spider, Phidippus rimator. This led to intraguild predation and local extinction of one spider species, which weakened control of a grasshopper pest (Barton and Schmitz 2009).

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