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Title Tropical fruit pests and pollinators : biology, economic importance, natural enemies, and control / edited by J.E. Peña, J.L. Sharp, and M. Wysoki
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. Introduction / J.E. Pena -- 2. Pests of Banana / C.S. Gold, B. Pinese and J.E. Pena -- 3. Tropical Citrus Pests / D. Smith and J.E. Pena -- 4. Pests and Pollinators of Mango / G.K. Waite -- 5. Pests of Papaya / A. Pantoja, P.A. Follett and J.A. Villanueva-Jimenez -- 6. Pests of Pineapple / G.J. Petty, G.R. Stirling and D.P. Bartholomew -- 7. Pollinators and Pests of Annona Species / J.E. Pena, H. Nadel, M. Barbosa-Pereira and D. Smith -- 8. Pests and Pollinators of Avocado / M. Wysoki, M.A. van den Berg, G. Ish-Am, S. Gazit, J.E. Pena and G.K. Waite -- 9. Pests of Guava / W.P. Gould and A. Raga -- 10. Pests of Minor Tropical Fruits / P.A.C. Ooi, A. Winotai and J.E. Pena -- 11. Pests of Litchi and Longan / G.K. Waite and J.S. Hwang -- 12. Passion Fruit / E.L. Aguiar-Menezes, E.B. Menezes, P.C.R. Cassino and M.A. Soares -- 13. Quarantine Treatments for Pests of Tropical Fruits / J.L. Sharp and N.W. Heather
Summary This book (composed of 13 chapters) presents the injurious and beneficial insects (e.g. pollinators) of tropical fruit crops and how they might be controlled to enhance fruit production and quality. Information on the life history, behaviour, economic importance, and control of pests (e.g. nematodes and insects) by biological, cultural, chemical, and disease resistance mechanisms is provided. Chapters on banana, Citrus spp., mango, pawpaw, pineapple, Annona spp., avocado, guava, litchi (Litchi chinensis), longan (Dimocarpus longan), passion fruit (Passiflora spp.), and minor tropical fruit crops are included
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Insect pollinators -- Control.
Tropical fruit -- Diseases and pests -- Control.
Tropical fruit -- Diseases and pests.
Form Electronic book
Author Peña, Jorge E., 1948-
Sharp, Jennifer L.
Wysoki, M.
LC no. 2002001303
ISBN 085199976X (electronic bk.)
9780851999760 (electronic bk.)