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Les animaux utiles au jardin

Useful garden critters

A guide to biocontrol


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Intended for the general public, this guide provides an update on the various aspects of biological control considered from the specific viewpoint of the amateur gardener. Its aim is to give gardeners a great many practical tips to get the most out of their gardens. At the end of the book, readers will find a table listing problems and solutions, addresses (of suppliers of beneficial organisms, nesting boxes and shelters) and an index of the animals and plants mentioned.

Année de première publication : 2012 (La lutte biologique au jardin)


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Insectes et acariens des cultures maraîchères en milieu tropical humide

Insects and spidermites affecting vegetable crops in tropical humid regions

Identification, bio-ecology and agro-ecological management


P. Ryckewaert, B. Rhino

Edition 2017

Insects and spidermites do significant damage to vegetable crops in all tropical regions around the world. Today, agro-ecological crop protection methods such as biological control are recommended. This work, a veritable handbook, features 22 references describing the major groups of arthropods: pests and natural enemies (predators and parasitoids). The bio-ecology of these groups and the means at our disposal to control pests are detailed along with many photographs.


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Protection agro-ecologique des cultures

Agro-Ecological Crop Protection


J. Deguine, J. Aubertot, C. Gloanec, P. Laurent, A. Ratnadass

Edition 2016

Based on a presentation of agro-ecology principles and how they are applied to crop protection, this book analyses several full-scale participative experiments in a variety of contexts. It draws concrete recommendations from them for all temperate and tropical cropping systems, genuine keys in this sought-after agro-ecological transition.


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Les végétaux

Plants

Relations with the Environment


L. Suty

Edition 2015

This work traces the complex relations established by the plants with their biotic (all living organisms) and abiotic (climate, for example) environment. It addresses the main aspects of these relations and suggests a few notions of ecology to explain the importance of plants in all the ecosystems.


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Biological Control in the Garden

Biological Control in the Garden


V. Albouy

Edition 2012

This guide is intended for the general public and takes stock of the various aspects of biological control from the viewpoint of the amateur gardener rather than in general terms. It aims to give concrete advice that the amateur can put to good use in his garden. The book ends with a table summarising problems and solutions, a small bibliography, a list of addresses (suppliers of beneficial insects or nests and shelters) and an index of animals and plants mentioned. These elements will supplement the firmly practical side of the book.


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Le campagnol terrestre

Le campagnol terrestre

Preventing and Controlling Populations


P. Delattre, P. Giraudoux

Edition 2009
Rapid and abundant increases in European Water Voles can cause considerable damage for farmers. The work suggests an alternative to chemical control, with its proven harmful side effects, including details on the concept of integrated control.
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Protection des cultures

Protection des cultures

From Agrochemistry to Agrecology


J. Deguine, P. Ferron, D. Russell

Edition 2008

This book traces the changes in concepts and in crop protection practices. It analyses the current phytosanitary situation, illustrates the limitations of agrochemical protection, and highlights the concept of agroecology.


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Improving Biocontrol of <I>Plutella xylostella</I>

Improving Biocontrol of Plutella xylostella


A. Kirk, D. Bordat

Edition 2004

Plutella xylostella (DBM) is a key pest of crucifers resistant to many insecticides and some crystalendotoxins. Biological control based IPM and classical biocontrol have had varied success. How can the biological control of DBM be improved? This ...


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Helicoverpa (= Heliothis) armigera (Hübner, 1808)(Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Heliothinae)

Helicoverpa (= Heliothis) armigera (Hübner, 1808)(Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Heliothinae)


Nibouche

Edition 1999

The biological characteristics of H. armigera make it one of the world's main pests. In Sub-Saharan Africa, it primarily attacks cotton and market garden crops. Chemical control is one of the most widely used protective techniques, but the ...


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Maladies du tabac

Maladies du tabac

Observation, Identification, Control


D. Blancard

Edition 1998
This book launches into the analytical approach which was used in the two previous books by the author on tomato and cucurbitaceae diseases. It will facilitate the identification of parasitic and non parasitic diseases in tobacco nurseries, in the ...
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