Improving Integrated Pest Management for Crop Protection and Food Security

Improving Integrated Pest Management for Crop Protection and Food Security

Muhammad Haseeb (Florida A&M University, USA), Lambert H.B. Kanga (Florida A&M University, USA) and Jawwad A. Qureshi (University of Florida, USA)
Projected Release Date: December, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 315
ISBN13: 9781799841111|ISBN10: 1799841111|EISBN13: 9781799841128|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4111-1

Description

Integrated pest management combines biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools to identify, manage, and reduce risk from pests that interfere with crop production. There are several key benefits to learn from the integrated pest management programs, among them the reduction to economic, environmental, and public health risk. It is critical to explore such methods for the protection of crops to ensure and improve upon pest management strategies that are safe, reliable, and low-cost.

Improving Integrated Pest Management for Crop Protection and Food Security is an essential publication that applies the latest advances in integrated pest management to improvements in food safety and security. The major goal of the book is to improve crop protection; increase food security, crop productivity, and profitability; enhance environments; and sustain trade in the Southeastern Region of the United States. Featuring coverage of a broad range of topics including invasive pests, pest management training, and industry value, this book is ideally designed for entomologists, pathologists, growers, industry and trade partners, academicians, researchers, and students in the field of pest management. Moreover, the book provides insights and supports executives concerned with the management of expertise, knowledge, information, and organizational development in different types of works within the area of crop protection.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Alternative Food Crop Production
  • Ecological Impact
  • Economic Impact
  • Food Production
  • Industry Value
  • Invasive Pests
  • Pest Management Training
  • Post-Harvest Pest Loss
  • Producer Value
  • Trade

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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