ISBN 9788126549313,Insect Viruses And Pest Management

Insect Viruses And Pest Management



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788126549313

ISBN-10 8126549319

Paper Back

Number of Pages 632 Pages
Language (English)

Computer viruses

This is an essential guidebook, providing a comprehensive overview of insect viruses and pest management. Part One of this volume explores the rationale behind the employment of insect pathogenic viruses in pest control and documents the assessment of biological activity, the ecology of Baculoviruses, control strategies, virus production and formulation and the conduct and recording of field control trials. Part Two comprises an authoritative global survey of current practice, R&D, and up-to-date technical studies of insect viruses and their application in pest management. Part Three, including detailed accounts of standard operating procedures for working with insects, isolation, propagation (in vivo and in vitro), purification, characterization and enumeration of viruses, suggestions for good laboratory layout and design, mass production methods, formulation and quality control.