Chapter 12. Alternatives to Insecticides

  1. John L. Capinera Professor Chairman

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch12

Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals

Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals

How to Cite

Capinera, J. L. (2010) Alternatives to Insecticides, in Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch12

Author Information

  1. Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332995

Online ISBN: 9781444317688

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Keywords:

  • alternatives to insecticides - alternative approaches entailing advance planning;
  • environmental management or cultural control - minimize suitability of plants or environments;
  • physical and mechanical control - managing insects;
  • host resistance - feeding or reproductive performance inhibited;
  • semiochemicals - communication between organisms;
  • biological control - action of natural enemies to suppress abundance of pest;
  • area-wide insect management - pest management performed on local basis;
  • integrated pest management (IPM) - approach to controlling insects;
  • preventing versus correcting problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Environmental Management or Cultural Control

  • Physical and Mechanical Control

  • Host Resistance

  • Semiochemicals

  • Biological Control

  • Area-Wide Insect Management

  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

  • Preventing versus Correcting Problems

  • Summary

  • References and Additional Reading