Integrated Pest Management Options for Better Crop Production

Ranga Rao, G V and Desai, S and Rupela, O P and Krishnappa, K and Wani, S P (2009) Integrated Pest Management Options for Better Crop Production. In: Best-bet Options for Integrated Watershed Management Proceedings of the Comprehensive Assessment of Watershed Programs in India, 25-27 July 2007, ICRISAT Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh,India.

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Every one is greedy and wants to produce more and more at the cost of the nature and the natural resources. The present day natural resource management is a perfect example of how Indian agriculture is a%ecting the eco-systems. The excessive dependence on chemical pesticides led to the development of resistance in pests to pesticides, out breaks of secondary pests and pathogens/biotypes, and occurrence of residues in food chain. To overcome such situations and minimize damage to human-and animal-health, several organizations have started advocating the concept of IPM with better pro)ts. This chapter is aimed to discuss the importance of various insect pests and diseases of economic importance of major crops in India and their eco-friendly management strategies in watershed perspective

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crop production, IPM, bio-control, watersheds, bio-safety
Subjects: Others > Watershed Management
Others > Fertilizer Applications
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2011 12:35
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2011 12:35
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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