Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management

Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138198500
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/19/2016
Pages: 750
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Antônio R. Panizzi is a research entomologist at the National Wheat Center in Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil.

José Roberto Postali Parra is a Professor of the Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Agricultural Zoology at the College of Agriculture at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Table of Contents

General Aspects
Introduction to Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Antônio R. Panizzi and José R. P. Parra
Nutritional Indices for Measuring Insect Food Intake and Utilization
José R. P. Parra, Antônio R. Panizzi, and Marinéia L. Haddad
The Evolution of Artificial Diets and Their Interactions in Science and Technology
José R. P. Parra
Molecular and Evolutionary Physiology of Insect Digestion
Walter R. Terra and Clélia Ferreira
Insect–Plant Interactions
Marina A. Pizzamiglio-Gutierrez
Symbionts and Nutrition of Insects
Edson Hirose, Antônio R. Panizzi, and Simone S. Prado
Bioecology and Nutrition versus Chemical Ecology: The Multitrophic Interactions Mediated by Chemical Signals
José M. S. Bento and Cristiane Nardi
Cannibalism in Insects
Alessandra F. K. Santana, Ana C. Roselino, Fabrício A. Cappelari, and Fernando S. Zucoloto
Implications of Plant Hosts and Insect Nutrition on Entomopathogenic Diseases
Daniel R. Sosa-Gómez

Specific Aspects
Neotropical Ants (Hymenoptera) Functional Groups: Nutritional and Applied Implications

Carlos R. F. Brandão, Rogério R. Silva, and Jacques H. C. Delabie
Social Bees (Bombini, Apini, Meliponini)
Astrid M. P. Kleinert, Mauro Ramalho, Marilda Cortopassi-Laurino, Márcia F. Ribeiro, and Vera L. Imperatriz-Fonseca
Defoliators (Lepidoptera)
Alessandra F. K. Santana, Carla Cresoni-Pereira, and Fernando S. Zucoloto
Seed-Sucking Bugs (Heteroptera)
Antônio R. Panizzi and Flávia A. C. Silva
Seed-Chewing Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae)
Cibele S. Ribeiro-Costa and Lúcia M. Almeida
Rhizophagous Beetles (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae)
Lenita J. Oliveira and José R. Salvadori
Gall-Inducing Insects: From Anatomy to Biodiversity
G. Wilson Fernandes, Marco A. A. Carneiro, and Rosy M. S. Isaias
Detritivorous Insects
Julio N. C. Louzada and Elizabeth S. Nichols
Insect Pests in Stored Grain
Sonia M. N. Lazzari and Flávio A. Lazzari
Fruit Flies (Diptera)
Carla Cresoni-Pereira and Fernando S. Zucoloto
Sap-Sucking Insects (Aphidoidea)
Sonia M. N. Lazzari and Regina C. Zonta-de-Carvalho
Parasitoids (Hymenoptera)
Fernando L. Cônsoli and S. Bradleigh Vinson
Predatory Bugs (Heteroptera)
Vanda H. P. Bueno and Joop C. van Lenteren
Predatory Beetles (Coccinellidae)
Lúcia M. Almeida and Cibele S. Ribeiro-Costa
Green Lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): Predatory Lifestyle
Gilberto S. Albuquerque, Catherine A. Tauber, and Maurice J. Tauber
Hematophages (Diptera, Siphonaptera, Hemiptera, Phthiraptera)
Mário A. Navarro-Silva and Ana C. D. Bona

Applied Aspects
Plant Resistance and Insect Bioecology and Nutrition

José D. Vendramim and Elio C. Guzzo
Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management
Antônio R. Panizzi, José R. P. Parra, and Flávia A .C. Silva

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