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Wheat pests: introduction, rodents and nematodes

Code: 9781838793135
Marion O. Harris, North Dakota State University, USA; Jens Jacob, Julius K ü hn-Institut, Germany; Peter Brown, CSIRO, Australia; and Guiping Yan, North Dakota State University, USA

Chapter synopsis: Three major groups of organisms cause biotic stress in wheat: pests, diseases and weeds. This chapter and the chapter that follows are about wheat pests. Three major pest taxa affect wheat: rodents, nematodes and arthropods. Rodents and nematodes are introduced in this first chapter, along with unique features of pests and wheat pest management. Insect and mite arthropod pests are introduced in the second chapter.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2016.0004.24
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Why wheat pests are different from wheat diseases and weeds 3 Features that make wheat pest management different 4 Rodents (discipline – Mammalogy): introduction 5 Rodent case studies: mice and voles 6 Rodent management 7 Nematodes (discipline – Nematology): introduction 8 Nematode case studies 9 Detecting and managing nematode pests 10 Summary of arthropod case studies 11 Where to look for further information 12 Acknowledgements 13 References

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