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The Black spotted, Yellow Borer, Conogethes punctiferalis Guenée and Allied Species

Editors: Chakravarthy, Akshay Kumar (Ed.)

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  • -First book of its kind on a group of moths-Written by experts from all countries where the moths occur
  • -Useful for farmers and crop protection specialist as it deals with management aspects, for policy makers, Entomologists and Quarantine people because all these aspects are covered in the book
  • -Identification of moths also included
  • -Foreword from Expert Smithsonian Institute, USA
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About this book

Conogethes is a group of moths distributed in Austral-Asian region from India to New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Australia.The moths are also found in Hawaii and Great Britain. Conogethes is mostly known for the economic impact of its larvae on agricultural crops. Substantial research has been undertaken in order to understand the biology of these harmful insects and to develop strategies to confine their impact. Research on chemical communication between males and females via sex pheromones is in progress.Recent research has also focused on the acoustic communication of Conogethes. The moths can feed on more than 200 plants in diversified habitats. The borer moths have become major pest on Horticultural , Agricultural,Avenue trees and forest trees. Its a pest of Quarantine importance as it has been found in Exportable commodities.

The book contains 22 chapters from a dozen countries. The authors are from China, Vietnam, Australia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Norway etc. This is the first book on the pest globally where interesting insights are provided. This is one of the book of its kind on single pest dealing with almost all aspects of its biology and management on cultivated crops.

About the authors

Dr. A.K. Chakravarthy, Head and Principal Scientist, Division of Entomology and Nematology is an author of many books and over 300 scientific papers and 30 chapters in Entomology and Natural history. His interest includes Insects, birds, bats, rodents and mammals. With over three decades of experience of teaching, research and extension, Dr. Chakravarthy has been the investigator for over 35 research projects and has guided more than 25 students for post graduation. A Ph.D, from Punjab Agriculture University and Fellow from IARI, New Delhi, he is a member of several National and International scientific academia, an advisor, a panelist, a referee, reviewer, editor and he is associated with publication of several national and international journals worldwide. A field orientated, widely travelled biologist, he is actively working on novel approaches in Integrated Pest management, Host Plant Interaction, Vertebrate pest management, Biodiversity and environmental conservation issues. Recently he has published books titled - New Horizons in Insect Science: Towards Sustainable Pest Management, Economic and Ecological Significance of Arthropods in Diversified Ecosystems- Sustaining Regulatory Mechanisms and Arthropod Diversity and Conservation in the Tropics and sub-tropics by Springer.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • Moths of the Genus Conogethes: Taxonomy, Systematics, and Similar Species

    Pages 1-12

    Mally, Richard

  • Molecular Status of Conogethes spp.: An Overview

    Pages 13-22

    Kammar, Vasudev (et al.)

  • Conogethes sahyadriensis: A New Borer on Zingiberaceous Crop Plants from India

    Pages 23-33

    Chakravarthy, A. K. (et al.)

  • Status of Shoot and Fruit Borer, Conogethes spp. (Crambidae: Lepidoptera) in Asia: Central, South, and the Southeast

    Pages 35-44

    Kumar, K. P. (et al.)

  • Research Progress of Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in China

    Pages 45-66

    Du, Yan-Li (et al.)

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-0390-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-0389-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-4403-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Black spotted, Yellow Borer, Conogethes punctiferalis Guenée and Allied Species
Editors
  • Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0390-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0390-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0389-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4403-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 347
Number of Illustrations
30 b/w illustrations, 70 illustrations in colour
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