A Potato Pest of Gobal Importance
The potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller), has achieved a worldwide distribution and is reported today to prevail in more than 90 countries. This publication is the result of a symposium on “Integrated Pest Management for the Potato Tuber Moth - A Potato Pest of Global Proportions”, which was held as part of the 6th World Potato Congress, 21-24 August 2006, Boise, Idaho. The book presents and discusses in 12 papers pest status and new modeling tools for potato tuber moth forecasting and risk mapping, biocontrol with entomopathogens and parasitoids and the use of attracticides as well as Integrated Pest Management for the potato tuber moth in various countries.
Tropical Agriculture 20; Advances in Crop Research 10); 2008; 152pp.; 21 x 14,8 cm; paper;
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