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New Horizons in Insect Science: Towards Sustainable Pest Management

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Insect Taxonomy—Basics to Barcoding
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    Chapter 2 DNA Barcoding for Identification of Agriculturally Important Insects
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    Chapter 3 Changes in Body Melanisation and Not Body Size Affect Mating Success in Drosophila immigrans
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    Chapter 4 Do Size and Age of Female Trichopria Sp. Influence Longevity, Reproductive Performance, and Sex Ratio?
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    Chapter 5 Impact of Adult Size and Sib, Conspecific, and Random Mating in Trichopria Sp. on Progeny Production and Sex Ratio
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    Chapter 6 Importance of Formic Acid in Various Ethological States of Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius)
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    Chapter 7 Metabolites of Pseudomonads : A New Avenue of Plant Health Management
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    Chapter 8 Chitinase Expressed as an Inducible Trait in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Schröter P-15
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    Chapter 9 Insect Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Transgenic Crops and Its Management
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    Chapter 10 Carboxylesterase and Glutathione-S-Transferase Quantification Mediating Resistance in Populations of Rice Leaf Folder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenee)
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    Chapter 11 Bioassay of Rongbao (Active Ingredients of Calcium Cyanamide) Against Housefly Maggots
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    Chapter 12 Nanomaterials: A Review of Their Action and Application in Pest Management and Evaluation of DNA-Tagged Particles
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    Chapter 13 Fumigant Toxicity of Nutmeg Seed Essential Oil ( Myristica fragrans Houtt.) (MF, Myristicaceae) on Cowpea Weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus F. (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
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    Chapter 14 Identification of Putative Vectors of Weligama Coconut Leaf Wilt Disease in Sri Lanka
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    Chapter 15 Plant Virus Disease Spread Through Insect Vectors and Their Management
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    Chapter 16 Vectors of Plant Viruses of Crop Plants in Southeast Asia
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    Chapter 17 Molecular Approaches for the Improvement of Bacillus thuringiensis Against Pests
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    Chapter 18 Diapause-Related Gene Expression in Eggs of Multivoltine Bombyx mori L. Silkworm Races
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    Chapter 19 Role of RNA Interference in Pest Management
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    Chapter 20 Molecular Characterization and Management of Shoot and Fruit Borer Conogethes punctiferalis Guenee (Crambidae: Lepidoptera) Populations Infesting Cardamom, Castor and Other Hosts
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    Chapter 21 Use of Insect Pheromones in Vegetable Pest Management: Successes and Struggles
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    Chapter 22 Glimpses of Semiochemical Research Applications in Indian Horticulture: Present Status and Future Perspectives
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    Chapter 23 Impact of Gall Midge, Orseolia Oryzae (Wood-Mason) Infestation on Total Phenols, Proline and Indole Acetic Acid in Paddy ( Oryza Sativa Linn.) Genotypes
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    Chapter 24 Antixenosis and Antibiosis Component of Rice Resistance to Asian Rice Gall Midge, Orseolia oryzae (Wood-Mason)
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    Chapter 25 Integrated Management of Insect-Induced Reddening in Bt Cotton Hybrids
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    Chapter 26 Inducing Resistance in Sesamum Accessions Against Shoot Webber and Capsule Borer, Antigastra catalaunalis Duponchel Through Mutation Breeding
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    Chapter 27 Redesigning Research on Crop Resistance to Insects: Experiences with Tomato
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    Chapter 28 Role of Parasitoids and Predators in the Management of Insect Pests
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    Chapter 29 Development, Characterization and Field Assessment of Multiple Insecticides and High Temperature Tolerant Strain of an Egg Parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis Ishii Against Crop Pests
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    Chapter 30 Reproductive Alterations by Wolbachia in the Braconid Cotesia vestalis (Haliday)
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    Chapter 31 Influence of Herbivores on the Biology of Chrysoperla carnea Stephens
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    Chapter 32 Status and Management of Three Major Insect Pests of Coconut in the Tropics and Subtropics
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    Chapter 33 Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management in Pigeonpea
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    Chapter 34 Sustainable Management of Tea Mosquito Bug Helopeltis antonii Signoret (Miridae: Hemiptera) on Cashew
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    Chapter 35 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Reducing Pesticide Residues in Crops and Natural Resources
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    Chapter 36 Biological Consequences of Climate Change on Arthropod Biodiversity and Pest Management
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    Chapter 37 Temperature-Based Phenology Modeling and GIS-Based Risk Mapping: A Tool for Forecasting Potential Changes in the Abundance of Mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
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New Horizons in Insect Science: Towards Sustainable Pest Management
Published by
Springer India, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2089-3
978-8-13-222088-6, 978-8-13-222089-3

Chakravarthy, Akshay Kumar

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Country Count As %
Japan 1 1%
Algeria 1 1%
Unknown 79 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 22%
Student > Master 16 20%
Researcher 12 15%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 14 17%
Unknown 8 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 49 60%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 14%
Environmental Science 5 6%
Chemistry 2 2%
Computer Science 2 2%
Other 3 4%
Unknown 9 11%