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Indian Pest Parasitoids

R.K. Dawale (Author) T V Sathe (Author) S.A. Inamdar (Author)
Synopsis Chemical control leads to many serious problems like air and water pollution, health hazards. Killing of beneficial animals, pest resistance, secondary pest out-break, pest resurgence, interruption in eco-cycles, etc. Hence, biological pest control is visualized as “living weapon” over chemical control. The Parasitoids are potent biocontrol agents of insect pests and widely used in biological pest control method. The book includes importance of parasitoids in biocontrol method, taxonomical details of the parasitoid species (braconids and ichneumonids) and the parasitoid pest index of India. The Book will be useful guide to students, farmers, teachers and researchers in the field of pest management and parasitology.
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About the authors

R.K. Dawale

Dr. (Mrs.) R.K. Dawale (M.Sc., Ph.D.) working as Principla at D.K.G.S. College, Mangalveda, Dist. Solapur. She has teaching experience of more than ten years at graduate college and published seven research papers in various journals of international repute. She has actively participated in various Conferences/Seminars/Symposia etc.

T V Sathe

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao [M.Sc., Ph.D., Sangit Visharad, IBT (Seri.), F.S.E.Sc., F.I.S.E.C.], Professor in Entomology, Department of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur has teaching experience of 22 years in entomology.  He is contributory teacher for M.Sc. courses in Department of Agrochemicals, Pest Management and Sericulture.  He has published 165 research papers and 22 books viz., Preet Patangachi (drama, 1981), Crop Protection from Insects (Marathi), Sericultural Cropo Protection (1998), Biological Pest Control (2000), Cotton Pests and Biocontrol Agents (2001), Insects Pest Predators (2001), Sericulture and Pest Management (2001), Agrochemicals and Pest Management (2003), Insect Predators and Pest Management (2003), Vermiculture and Organic Farming (2004), Basic Entomology (2005), Fundamentals of Beekeeping (2006), Forest Entomology: A Textbook (2008), etc.  He guided 15 Ph.D. students, completed 4 major research projects (from CSIR, UST, UGC).  He visited Canada (1988), Japan (1988), Thailand (2002, 2004), Spain (2005), France (2005), South Korea (2006), Nepal (2007) for academic work.  He is member of editorial board of several journals in India and involved in T.V. programming of butterflies and moths.  He has published several popular articles in daily newspapers and delivered talks through All India Radio.  He got several prestigious awards "Environmentalists of the Year-2003", "Bharat Jyoti Award-2006", "Jewel of India Award-2006", "Lifetime Education Achievement Award-2006", "Lifetime Achievement Award-2007", "International Gold Star Award-2007", "Eminent Citizen of India Award-2007" etc.  He also got fellowships from several scientific societies.

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S.A. Inamdar

Dr. (Mrs.) S.A. Inamdar (M.Sc., Ph.D.) working as a Lecturer in Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha, Kolhapur for last ten years. Presently she is working at Lonikalbhor College, Pune. She has published ten research papers and participated in various national Conferences/Seminars etc.

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Bibliographic information

Title Indian Pest Parasitoids
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170352959
length viii+145 p., Plates; Tables; Figures; Bibliography, Indexes; 23 cm.