Editors: Vincenzo Vacante, Uri Gerson

Integrated Control of Citrus Pests in the Mediterranean Region

eBook: US $49 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $155
Printed Copy: US $131
Library License: US $196
ISBN: 978-1-60805-680-4 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-294-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080529431120101

Introduction

This book presents a definitive exposition of citrus pests and their integrated, mostly non-chemical , control in the Mediterranean area. This is the first book on this topic written by experts from various countries around the Mediterranean region. It provides useful information about the different agricultural management methods and how they impact pest control on various citrus plant species and varieties grown in the aforementioned region. The volume also describes methods of pest sampling, monitoring practices and determining the pests' economic thresholds. Special features of this text include updated data on various pests, their damage and control methods, key identification methods and a relevant glossary. The e-book should be a comprehensive guide for readers interested in citrus crops and integrated pest management.

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Preface

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List of Contributors

- Pp. ii-iii (2)
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The Citrus in the Mediterranean Region

- Pp. 3-18 (16)
Paolo Inglese and Giovanni Pensabene Bellavia

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The History of IPM in the Mediterranean Citriculture

- Pp. 19-27 (9)
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Implementation of IPM in Citriculture

- Pp. 28-55 (28)
Vincenzo Vacante and Carmelo Peter Bonsignore

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Identification of the Important Groups of Citrus Pests in the Mediterranean Region

- Pp. 56-65 (10)
Uri Gerson and Vincenzo Vacante

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Natural Enemies

- Pp. 66-87 (22)
Carmelo Peter Bonsignore and Vincenzo Vacante

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Acari

- Pp. 88-108 (21)
Uri Gerson and Vincenzo Vacante

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Thripidae

- Pp. 109-118 (10)
Rita Marullo and Alessandra De Grazia

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Cicadellidae

- Pp. 119-125 (7)
Huseyin Baspinar, Nedim Uygun and Alfonso Hermoso De Mendoza

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Aphididae

- Pp. 126-136 (11)
Nedim Uygun, Alfonso Hermoso de Mendoza and Huseyin Baspinar

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Endemic and Emerging Vector-Borne Mediterranean Citrus Diseases and their Epidemiological Consequences

- Pp. 137-155 (19)
Moshe Bar-Joseph and Antonino Catara

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Aleyrodidae

- Pp. 156-171 (16)
Yael Argov, Nedim Uygun, Francesco Porcelli and Huseyin Baspinar

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Pseudococcidae and Monophlebidae

- Pp. 172-182 (11)
Ezio Peri and Apostolos Kapranas

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Coccidae

- Pp. 183-191 (9)
Apostolos Kapranas

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Diaspididae

- Pp. 192-205 (14)
Uri Gerson

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Tephritidae

- Pp. 206-222 (17)
Gavino Delrio and Arturo Cocco

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Gracillariidae, Yponomeutidae and Pyralidae

- Pp. 223-230 (8)
Yael Argov and Uri Gerson

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Formicidae

- Pp. 231-241 (11)
Andrea Lentini and Marcello Verdinelli

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Secondary Pests

- Pp. 242-248 (7)
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Conclusions

- Pp. 249-253 (5)
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Index

- Pp. 254-281 (28)
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