13. Ecological Engineering Strategies to Manage Insect Pests in Rice

  1. Geoff M. Gurr3,
  2. Steve D. Wratten4,
  3. William E. Snyder5 and
  4. Donna M. Y. Read6
  1. Geoff M. Gurr3,
  2. K. L. Heong1,
  3. J. A. Cheng2 and
  4. J. Catindig1

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch13

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

How to Cite

Gurr, G. M., Heong, K. L., Cheng, J. A. and Catindig, J. (2012) Ecological Engineering Strategies to Manage Insect Pests in Rice, 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.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Crop and Environmental Sciences Division, International Rice Research Institute, DAPO, Box 7777 Metro Manila, Philippines

  2. 2

    Institute for Insect Sciences, Zhejiang, University, 268 Kaixuan Road, Zhejiang Province, China, 310029, China

  3. 3

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

  • ecological engineering strategies, insect pests in rice;
  • resistance ‘breakdown’;
  • three planks, ecological engineering in rice;
  • FMCGS;
  • ‘top-down’ control of rice planthopper pest;
  • predator build-up on detritivore;
  • ecological engineering in rice;
  • the Philippines, and insecticide-free rice;
  • strategies, encouraging specialist natural enemies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecological Background

  • Three Planks for Ecological Engineering in Rice

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References