Rice Planthoppers: Ecology, Management, Socio Economics and Policy

Rice Planthoppers: Ecology, Management, Socio Economics and Policy

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ISBN-13: 9789402402124
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Rice Planthoppers in the Past Half Century in China.- Planthopper Outbreaks in Different Paddy Ecosystems in Asia: Man-made Hopper Plagues that Threatened the Green Revolution in Rice.- Addressing Planthopper Threats to Asian Rice Farming and Food Security: Fixing Insecticide Misuse.- Rice Planthoppers in Tropics and Temperate East Asia: Difference in Their Biology.- Herbivore-induced defenses in rice and their potential application in rice planthopper management.- Mechanisms of rice planthopper resistance to insecticides.- The big picture: prospects for ecological engineering to guide the delivery of ecosystem services in global agriculture.- Rice Pest Management by Ecological Engineering: A Pioneering Attempt in China.- Are there productivity gains from insecticide applications in rice production?.- Social impacts of planthopper outbreaks in Thailand.- Future planthopper management: Increasing the resilience of rice systems.

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