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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Contributors

Editor(s):
Vincenzo Vacante
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Italy


Uri Gerson
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel




Contributor(s):
Yael Argov
Israel Cohen Institute for Biological Control
Plant Production and Marketing Board
Citrus Division, POB 80
Bet Dagan, 50250
Israel


Moshe Bar-Joseph
Department of Plant Pathology and Weed Research ARO
(S. Tolkowsky Laboratory for Citrus Disease Research)
The Volcani Center
Bet Dagan, 50250
Israel


Hüseyin Baspinar
Department of Plant Protection
Adnan Menderes University
Agricultural Faculty
Aydin, 09100
Turkey


Carmelo Peter Bonsignore
Dipartimento Patrimomio Architettonico ed Urbanistico (PAU)
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Via Melissari, Località Feo di Vito
Reggio Calabria, 89060
Italy


Antonino Catara
Department of Phytosanitary Sciences and Technologies
University of Catania
via S. Sofia 100
Catania, 95123
Italy


Arturo Cocco
Department of Plant Protection
University of Sassari
via E. De Nicola 1
Sassari, 07100
Italy


Alessandra De Grazia
Department of Agricultural and Forest Management Systems (GESAF) (Section of Entomology)
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Località Feo di Vito
Reggio Calabria, 89060
Italy


Gavino Delrio
Department of Plant Protection
University of Sassari
via E. De Nicola 1
Sassari, 07100
Italy


Uri Gerson
Department of Entomology
Faculty of Agricultural
Food and Environmental Quality Sciences
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P.O. Box 12
Rehovot, 76-100
Israel


Alfonso Hermoso de Mendoza
Institut Valencià d’Investigacions Agràries (IVIA)
Carretera de Nàquera km 5
Montcada (València), 46113
Spain


Paolo Inglese
Dipartimento di Colture Arboree
Università degli Studi di Palermo
Viale delle Scienze
Palermo, 90128
Italy


Andrea Lentini
Department of Plant Protection
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
University of Sassari
via E. De Nicola 1
Sassari, 07100
Italy


Apostolos Kapranas
Department of Crop Production
Technological Educational Institute
Larissa, 41110
Greece


Rita Marullo
Department of Agricultural and Forest Management Systems (GESAF) (Section of Entomology)
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Località Feo di Vito
Reggio Calabria, 89060
Italy


Giovanni Pensabene Bellavia
Institut Valencià d’Investigacions Agràries (IVIA)
Carretera de Nàquera km 5
Montcada (València), 46113
Spain


Ezio Peri
Department SENFIMIZO
University of Palermo
Viale delle Scienze
Palermo, 90128
Italy


Francesco Porcelli
Dipartimento di Biologia e Chimica Agroforestale ed Ambientale (DiBCA)
Sez. Entomologia e Zoologia
Facoltà di Agraria
Università degli Studi di Bari
Via Amendola 165/a
Bari, 70126
Italy


Nedim Uygun
Department of Plant Protection
Çukurova University
Agricultural Faculty
Adana, 01100
Turkey


Vincenzo Vacante
Dipartimento Patrimonio Architettonico ed Urbanistico (PAU)
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Via Melissari, Località Feo di Vito
Reggio Calabria, 89060
Italy


Marcello Verdinelli
Institute of Ecosystem Study
National Research Council
Traversa La Crucca 3
Sassari, 07100
Italy




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