11. Employing Chemical Ecology to Understand and Exploit Biodiversity for Pest Management

  1. Geoff M. Gurr5,
  2. Steve D. Wratten6,
  3. William E. Snyder7 and
  4. Donna M. Y. Read8
  1. David G. James1,
  2. Sofia Orre-Gordon2,
  3. Olivia L. Reynolds (née Kvedaras)3 and
  4. Marja Simpson4

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch11

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

How to Cite

James, D. G., Orre-Gordon, S., Reynolds (née Kvedaras), O. L. and Simpson, M. (2012) Employing Chemical Ecology to Understand and Exploit Biodiversity for Pest Management, in Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management (eds G. M. Gurr, S. D. Wratten, W. E. Snyder and D. M. Y. Read), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 5

    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Charles Sturt University and NSW Department of Primary Industries), PO Box 883 Orange, NSW 2800, Australia

  2. 6

    Bio-Protection Research Centre, PO Box 84, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand

  3. 7

    Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99163, USA

  4. 8

    Charles Sturt University, PO Box 883 Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, 24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, Washington 99350, USA

  2. 2

    Bio-Protection Research Centre, PO Box 84, Lincoln University 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand

  3. 3

    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Charles Sturt University and Industry & Investment NSW), Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Woodbridge Road, Menangle, New South Wales 2568, Australia

  4. 4

    Charles Sturt University, PO Box 883, Leeds Parade, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656860

Online ISBN: 9781118231838

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Keywords:

  • chemical ecology, in understanding biodiversity;
  • improving biological control;
  • HIPVs;
  • synthetic HIPVs, promising;
  • using synthetic HIPV, attracting natural enemies;
  • synthetic HIPVs, triggering HIPV emissions;
  • ‘Attract and reward’ boosting HIPVs effects;
  • silicon treatment, natural enemies on plants;
  • synergism, HIPVs and crop landscaping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatiles (HIPVs)

  • Using Synthetic HIPVs to Trigger HIPV Emissions from Crop Plants

  • Silicon Enhances HIPV Emission and Natural Enemy Attraction

  • Prospects

  • References