4. Ecological Economics of Biodiversity Use for Pest Management

  1. Geoff M. Gurr2,
  2. Steve D. Wratten3,
  3. William E. Snyder4 and
  4. Donna M. Y. Read5
  1. Mark Gillespie1,3 and
  2. Steve D. Wratten3

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch4

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

How to Cite

Gillespie, M. and Wratten, S. D. (2012) Ecological Economics of Biodiversity Use 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

  2. 3

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

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 economics of biodiversity use;
  • ecological economics;
  • ecosystem services (ES) concept;
  • organisms of ecosystem, functional traits;
  • ES ecological economics;
  • agro-biodiversity valuation;
  • valuing biodiversity and ES;
  • cost–benefit analysis and ES;
  • pest management biodiversity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Ecological Economics◊

  • What are Ecosystem Services◊

  • The Ecological Economics of Sustainable Pest Management

  • The Ecological Economics of Ecosystem Services

  • Conclusions and Future Research

  • References