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Title Biodiversity and insect pests [electronic resource] : key issues for sustainable management / edited by Geoff M. Gurr, Steve D. Wratten, William E. Snyder ; with Donna M.Y. Read.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

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Subject Agricultural pests -- Control.
Insect pests -- Control.
Sustainable agriculture.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Gurr, Geoff.
Wratten, Stephen D.
Snyder, William E.
Read, Donna M. Y.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Wiley Online Library (Online service)
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Biodiversity and insect pests / Geoff M. Gurr, Steve D. Wratten, William E. Snyder -- Fundamentals -- The ecology of biodiversity-biocontrol relationships / William E. Snyder, Jason M. Tylianakis -- The role of generalist predators in terrestrial food webs : lessons for agricultural pest management / K.D. Welch, R.S. Pfannenstiel, J.D. Harwood -- Ecological economics of biodiversity use for pest management / Mark Gillespie, Steve D. Wratten -- Soil fertility, biodiversity and pest management / Miguel A. Altieri, Luigi Ponti, Clara I. Nicholls -- Plant biodiversity as a resource for natural products for insect pest management / Opender Koul -- The ecology and utility of local and landscape scale effects in pest management / Sagrario Gámez-Virués, Mattias Jonsson, Barbara Ekbom -- Methods -- Scale effects in biodiversity and biological control : methods and statistical analysis / Christoph Scherber, Blas Lavandero, Katrin M. Meyer, David Perovic, Ute Visser, Kerstin Wiegand, Teja Tscharntke -- Pick and mix : selecting flowering plants to meet the requirements of target biological control insects / Felix L. Wäckers, Paul C.J. van Rijn -- The molecular revolution: using polymerase chain reaction methods to explore the role of predators in terrestrial food webs / William O.C. Symondson --
Employing chemical ecology to understand and exploit biodiversity for pest management / David G. James, Sofia Orre-Gordon, Olivia L. Reynolds (nee Kvedaras), Marja Simpson -- Application -- Using decision theory and sociological tools to facilitate adoption of biodiversity-based pest management strategies / M.M. Escalada, K.L. Heong -- Ecological engineering strategies to manage insect pests in rice Geoff M. Gurr, K.L. Heong J.A. Cheng, J. Catindig -- China's "Green Plant Protection" initiative : coordinated promotion of biodiversity-related technologies / Lu Zhongxian, Yang Yajun, Yang Puyun, Zhao Zhonghua -- Diversity and defence : plant-herbivore interactions at multiple scales and trophic levels / Finbarr G. Horgan -- "Push-pull" revisited : the process of successful deployment of a chemical ecology based pest management tool / Zeyaur R. Khan, Charles A.O. Midega, Jimmy Pittchar, Toby J.A. Bruce, John A. Pickett -- Using native plant species to diversify agriculture / Douglas A. Landis, Mary M. Gardiner, Jean Tompkins -- Using biodiversity for pest suppression in urban landscapes / Paula M. Shrewsbury, Simon R. Leather -- Cover crops and related methods for enhancing agricultural biodiversity and conservation biocontrol : successful case studies / P.G. Tillman, H.A. Smith, J.M. Holland -- Synthesis -- Conclusion: Biodiversity as an asset rather than a burden / Geoff M. Gurr, William E. Snyder, Steve D. Wratten, Donna M.Y. Read.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9781118231838 (electronic bk.)
111823183X (electronic bk.)
9781118231845 (electronic bk.)
1118231848 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 784953183
Additional Format Print version: Biodiversity and pests. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012 9780470656860 (DLC) 2011046054 (OCoLC)767255376