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Fundamentals of Stored Product Entomology

Fundamentals of Stored Product Entomology Book
Author : David Hagstrum
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-06-08
ISBN : 0128104287
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This reference discusses the fundamentals of stored-product entomology that need to be considered in planning, implementation, and evaluation of a pest management program. It is based on the review of an extensive database of references and many years of research on stored-product insect problems by the expert authors. The information in this book helps answer consumers’ concern about pesticide residues in food by providing helpful IPM and alternative approaches for pest management. It provides the basic information needed to manage pests with and without the use of chemicals. Managing pests requires a thorough understanding of insect biology, behavior, ecology, sampling, pros and cons of management options, and responses of insects to the various management options. This comprehensive book covers all of these topics, beginning with a discussion of the scope of stored-product entomology. It also provides insight into the diversity of foods and habitats utilized by stored-product insects, the types of economic losses attributable to them, and the ways in which an understanding of their biology can be used to study or manage these insects. Insect mobility, sources of insect infestation, sampling, life history, and population growth are discussed as well, as they play an important role in developing an effective sampling program. In addition, decision aids, the cost of management methods, and the resistance of insects to management methods are covered. For insight into the thought process of choosing treatment options, eight pest management methods are thoroughly described, including a statement of the basic operating principle and background information. For help choosing various chemical and nonchemical methods for diverse situations, the advantages, disadvantages and implementation options for each method are given. Students, extension educators, consultants, food industry sanitarians and managers, legislators, regulators, and insect pest management professionals are sure to find information that will help them to improve pest management. Study questions at the end of each chapter Suggested supplemental reading, including books, conference proceeding papers, literature reviews, research papers, government publications, and popular articles General overview of the biology for a basic understanding of pest control issues Guides the reader through the thought process of designing a pest control program or research study Images of the most damaging of stored-product insect pest species for identification of families Quick methods for distinguishing closely related stored-product insect species

Stored Product Insect Resource

Stored Product Insect Resource Book
Author : David Hagstrum
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN : 0128104562
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stored-Product Insect Resource

Atlas of Stored Product Insects and Mites

Atlas of Stored Product Insects and Mites Book
Author : David Hagstrum
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2017-01-11
ISBN : 0128104317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

No other reference offers such an extensive hands-on guide to the most common stored-product pests. Atlas of Stored-Product Insects and Mites includes photographs and summary information for each of the 235 stored product insect species. Summary information includes common names, synonyms for scientific names, records of geographic distribution, suitability of commodities as insect food and commodity infestation, literature citations for life history studies and a list of natural enemies. Similar summary information is provided for 280 species of mites (Acari) reported to be associated with stored products. The high quality photographs and summary information make this reference essential to the fast and accurate specific identification needed for effective pest management. The authors also cover the tools and information that should be considered when developing a pest management program and provide reference sources for additional information on pest management. Atlas of Stored-Product Insects and Mites will make solving stored-product pest problems faster and easier making this an essential desk reference for anyone working with stored-product insects or mites. Special features High quality color photographs for 235 species of stored product insects Common names and synonyms for 235 insect and 280 mite species Suitability of 537 commodities as food for 84 stored product insect species Summarizes 15,611 infestation records for 1010 commodities reported in the literature References for life history studies of insect and mite species Geographic distribution of each species List of natural enemies Discussion of tools and information needed for pest management An essential reference for: Extension personnel Food industry sanitarians Food industry managers Legislators Pest management professionals Pest management consultants Plant quarantine inspectors Regulators Seed technologists Stored-product entomologist Stored-product acarologists Students Urban entomologists

Recent Advances in Stored Product Protection

Recent Advances in Stored Product Protection Book
Author : Christos G. Athanassiou,Frank H. Arthur
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-19
ISBN : 3662561255
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book aims to assess, evaluate and critically analyze the methods that are currently available for a judicious pest management in durable food. It presents and analyzes a vast amount of methods that are already in use in “real world” industrial applications. After the phase-out of methyl bromide, but also the withdrawal of several insecticides and the continuously updated food safety regulations, there is a significant knowledge gap on the use of risk-reduced, ecologically-compatible control methods that can be used with success against stored-product insect species and related arthropods. The importance of integrated pest management (IPM) is growing, but the concept as practiced for stored products might differ from IPM as historically developed for field crops. This book discusses a wide variety of control strategies used for stored product management and describes some of the IPM components. The editors included chemical and non-chemical methods, as both are essential in IPM. They set the scene for more information regarding emerging issues in stored product protection, such as emerging, alien and invasive species as threats for global food security, as well as the importance of stored-product arthropods for human health. Finally, the analysis of the economics of stored product protection is presented, from theory to practice.

Areawide Pest Management

Areawide Pest Management Book
Author : Opender Koul,Gerrit W. Cuperus,Norman Elliott
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2008
ISBN : 1845933729
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book aims (1) to lay out the historical underpinnings of the areawide pest (including weeds, plant and stored grain insect pests) management (AWPM) and to highlight current activity in the field; (2) to delve into concepts that have direct impact on the successful implementation of AWPM, which include: (i) biological and ecological concepts important for understanding the dynamics of populations in spatially heterogeneous environments; (ii) the critical role of inter-agency and multidisciplinary interactions in the development and implementation of AWPM programmes, which are often complex inter-agency and intergovernmental endeavours; (iii) the roles of modelling, meteorology and databases in AWPM programmes which, by their nature, are information intensive; and (iv) the importance of economic and sociological evaluation in successful AWPM implementation; and (3) to compile recent case examples of pest management programmes that have used the AWPM approach. A survey in presented on a wide variety of programmes developed for protecting agricultural and natural resource systems and which use a wide range of pest management tactics.

The Science of Forensic Entomology

The Science of Forensic Entomology Book
Author : David B. Rivers,Gregory A. Dahlem
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-02-03
ISBN : 1119940362
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Science of Forensic Entomology builds a foundation of biological and entomological knowledge that equips the student to be able to understand and resolve questions concerning the presence of specific insects at a crime scene, in which the answers require deductive reasoning, seasoned observation, reconstruction and experimentation—features required of all disciplines that have hypothesis testing at its core. Each chapter addresses topics that delve into the underlying biological principles and concepts relevant to the insect biology that forms the bases for using insects in matters of legal importance. The book is more than an introduction to forensic entomology as it offers in depth coverage of non-traditional topics, including the biology of maggot masses, temperature tolerances of necrophagous insects; chemical attraction and communication; reproductive strategies of necrophagous flies; archaeoentomology, and use of insects in modern warfare (terrorism). As such it will enable advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students the opportunity to gain a sound knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodologies necessary to use insects and other arthropods in a wide range of legal matters.

Advances in Seed Production and Management

Advances in Seed Production and Management Book
Author : Ajay Kumar Tiwari
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-03-30
ISBN : 9811541981
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

High-quality seed is essential for healthy crops and greater agricultural productivity. At the same time, advances in breeding technology require equivalent advances in seed technology. In order to ensure food security, it is crucial to develop seeds that are high yielding, and resistant to drought, heat, cold, and insects. Gathering the latest research in seed sciences, the book includes contributions on seed production in crops such as legumes, sugar, rice, wheat and other cereals. It discusses a range of topics, like the effect of climate change on seed quality, production and storage; seed rouging; seed certification for different crop species; seed biology; and seed pathologies and their effective management. Integrating basic and applied research, this compendium provides valuable insights for researchers and students in agricultural and life sciences; professionals involved in seed certification and those working in quarantine laboratories; as well as plant pathologists.

Durum Wheat Chemistry and Technology

Durum Wheat Chemistry and Technology Book
Author : Michael Sissons
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-04-27
ISBN : 0128104325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The most extensive and comprehensive reference on durum wheat chemistry and technology ever available, this ambitious update to the first edition covers more diverse and interesting topics in a new expanded format. Forty-six contributors, each highly experienced and recognized as world authorities on durum wheat, provide the latest developments in scientific research and technology. All aspects of durum wheat are covered, from agronomy and the chemical composition of the grain, to the latest industrial approaches to processing durum wheat, as well as food safety and quality assurance issues. Expanded to include new topics like functional pasta, grain safety, and biotechnology, along with practical and applied information including a table of uses for specific carbohydrates, descriptions of improved laboratory techniques, and international comparisons of HACCP experiences, Durum Wheat: Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition is a must-have reference for professionals, students, and researchers inside and outside the field who want to learn about durum wheat technology and chemistry. New and Revised Topics Include: Agronomy of durum wheat production Pasta made from non-traditional raw materials: technological and nutritional aspects Grain safety assurance, including impacts on durum wheat trading Origin and distribution of durum wheat genetic diversity in the world Genetics and breeding of durum wheat Insect and mite pests and diseases of durum wheat Kernel components of technological value Vitamins, minerals, and nutritional value of durum wheat Durum wheat milling Manufacture of pasta products Other traditional durum derived products Methods used to assess and predict quality of durum wheat, semolina, and pasta Grading factors impacting on durum wheat and processing quality Grain safety assurance including impacts on durum wheat trading Marketing perspectives in the durum wheat trade Special Features: Detailed figures outlining the processes used to manufacture durum products International comparisons of HACCP experiences Table of uses for specific carbohydrates Descriptions of improved laboratory techniques Extensive bibliography An Essential Reference For: Scientists and researchers in agriculture and plant biology Professionals in the food industry who are processing durum wheat (millers, pasta makers, grain handling companies, and grain buyers) Government regulators Food scientists and technologists developing products using durum wheat Plant breeders University lecturers in agricultural science and plant biology Professionals who market wheat Nutritionists and medical practitioners interested in the impacts of food ingredients on human health Students Scientific libraries and their patrons

Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage Transportation and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities

Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage  Transportation  and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities Book
Author : Elhadi M. Yahia
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2009-03-11
ISBN : 9781420069587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Modified atmosphere (MA) and controlled atmosphere (CA) technologies have great potential in a wide range of applications. The increasingly global nature of food production and the increased emphasis on reducing chemical preservatives and pesticides have put the spotlight on these centuries-old technologies. Yet until now, there have been very few current resources available, and none have covered all aspects. Provides extensive background on the theory and application of modified and controlled atmospheres Written by top international experts in research and industry, Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities explores the science and application of the modified atmosphere (MA) and the controlled atmosphere (CA). It covers all technological applications, including storage, transport, and packaging for all fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals of temperate, subtropical, and tropical origin. Tracing the historical developments of these technologies, it provides information on the ideal conditions to be used for many horticultural commodities. It also outlines the effects of MA and CA on the physiology and biochemistry of these commodities as well as on their flavor and quality. Providing the most comprehensive resource on all basic and applied aspects of these technologies, the text also reviews the vast amount of literature already written on this topic. This extensive work captures, for the first time, the entire subject of MA and CA, presenting a complete review of the technological aspects of this important development in food safety and preservation.

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology Book
Author : Alan R. Olsen
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-03-06
ISBN : 0429605323
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This text offers insight into the practical applications of microanalytical entomology in the laboratory and in the field of consumer protection. This is the only guide that gives an overview of the subject from initial analysis of a product to interpreting significance of final results. Complete insect illustrations throughout and an insect fragment identification discussion covers all pests that are found in foods. Micrographs illustrate a complete reference on identifying types of hair contaminants found in various foods. Chapters are written by practicing regulatory experts.

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology Book
Author : Alan Olsen
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 1995-10-17
ISBN : 9780849389252
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This text offers insight into the practical applications of microanalytical entomology in the laboratory and in the field of consumer protection. This is the only guide that gives an overview of the subject from initial analysis of a product to interpreting significance of final results. Complete insect illustrations throughout and an insect fragment identification discussion covers all pests that are found in foods. Micrographs illustrate a complete reference on identifying types of hair contaminants found in various foods. Chapters are written by practicing regulatory experts.

Food Analysis

Food Analysis Book
Author : S. Suzanne Nielsen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-06-06
ISBN : 3319457764
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This fifth edition provides information on techniques needed to analyze foods for chemical and physical properties. The book is ideal for undergraduate courses in food analysis and is also an invaluable reference to professionals in the food industry. General information chapters on regulations, labeling, sampling, and data handling provide background information for chapters on specific methods to determine chemical composition and characteristics, physical properties, and objectionable matter and constituents. Methods of analysis covered include information on the basic principles, advantages, limitations, and applications. Sections on spectroscopy and chromatography along with chapters on techniques such as immunoassays, thermal analysis, and microscopy from the perspective of their use in food analysis have been expanded. Instructors who adopt the textbook can contact the editor for access to a website with related teaching materials.

Cereal Grains

Cereal Grains Book
Author : Sergio O. Serna-Saldivar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN : 1439899479
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

While cereals remain the world's largest food yield - with more than 2.3 billion metric tons produced annually - consumer demands are on the rise for healthier cereal products with greater nutrition. Cereal Grains: Properties, Processing, and Nutritional Attributes provides a complete exploration of the scientific principles related to domesticatio

Fundamentals of Forensic Science

Fundamentals of Forensic Science Book
Author : Max M. Houck,Jay A. Siegel
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2015-07-01
ISBN : 012800231X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Fundamentals of Forensic Science, Third Edition, provides current case studies that reflect the ways professional forensic scientists work, not how forensic academicians teach. The book includes the binding principles of forensic science, including the relationships between people, places, and things as demonstrated by transferred evidence, the context of those people, places, and things, and the meaningfulness of the physical evidence discovered, along with its value in the justice system. Written by two of the leading experts in forensic science today, the book approaches the field from a truly unique and exciting perspective, giving readers a new understanding and appreciation for crime scenes as recent pieces of history, each with evidence that tells a story. Straightforward organization that includes key terms, numerous feature boxes emphasizing online resources, historical events, and figures in forensic science Compelling, actual cases are included at the start of each chapter to illustrate the principles being covered Effective training, including end-of-chapter questions – paired with a clear writing style making this an invaluable resource for professors and students of forensic science Over 250 vivid, color illustrations that diagram key concepts and depict evidence encountered in the field

Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management

Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management Book
Author : Antonio Ricardo Panizzi,Jose R. P. Parra
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2012-03-08
ISBN : 1439837090
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The field of insect nutritional ecology has been defined by how insects deal with nutritional and non-nutritional compounds, and how these compounds influence their biology in evolutionary time. In contrast, Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management presents these entomological concepts within the framework of integrated pest m

Agricultural Acarology

Agricultural Acarology Book
Author : Marjorie A. Hoy
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-05-04
ISBN : 1439817510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by a globally prominent entomologist, Agricultural Acarology: Introduction to Integrated Mite Management provides tools for developing integrated mite management programs for agriculture, including management of plant-feeding mites, mites attacking bees and livestock, and stored products. Emphasizing the biology, ecology, behavior, and diverse methods of controlling mites, this book provides an overview of the management of agriculturally important mites using all available Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools, including biological control, cultural practices, host-plant resistance, and pesticides. Agricultural Acarology prepares agricultural managers to identify, manage, and contribute to the field of integrated mite management. An accompanying CD-ROM contains numerous color photographs of mites and the damage they cause, and PDFs of key publications.

Fundamentals of Applied Entomology

Fundamentals of Applied Entomology Book
Author : Robert E. Pfadt
Publisher : MacMillan Publishing Company
Release : 1978
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Insects and man, Insect structure and function, Insect growth, Classification of insects and their relatives, Insects and their environment, Principles of insect control, Chemical control, Insecticide application equipament, Insect pests of small grains, Insect pests of corn, Insect of legumes, Insect pests of cotton, Vegetable crop insects, Insect pests of tree fruits, Insect pests of small fruit, Insect and other pests of floricultural crops, Insects of ornamental shrubs, shade trees, and turf, Stored grain insects, Household insects, Livestock insects and related pests, Poultry insects and related pests, Insect of medical importance.

Fundamentals of Applied Entomology

Fundamentals of Applied Entomology Book
Author : William Don Fronk
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1962
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Fundamentals of Applied Entomology book written by William Don Fronk, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts

Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts Book
Author : Linda J Harris
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-10-31
ISBN : 0857097482
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

As tree nuts and peanuts become increasingly recognised for their health-promoting properties, the provision of safe, high quality nuts is a growing concern. Improving the safety and quality of nuts reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management. Part one explores production and processing practices and their influence on nut contaminants. Chapters discuss agricultural practices to reduce microbial contamination of nuts, pest control in postharvest nuts, and the impact of nut postharvest handling, de-shelling, drying and storage on quality. Further chapters review the validation of processes for reducing the microbial load on nuts and integrating Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) for safer nut processing. Chapters in part two focus on improving nut quality and safety and highlight oxidative rancidity in nuts, the impact of roasting on nut quality, and advances in automated nut sorting. Final chapters explore the safety and quality of a variety of nuts including almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, peanuts, pistachios and walnuts. Improving the safety and quality of nuts is a comprehensive resource for food safety, product development and QA professionals using nuts in foods, those involved in nut growing, nut handling and nut processing, and researchers in food science and horticulture departments interested in the area. Reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management and addresses the influences of production and processing practices on nut safety Analyses particular nut contaminants, safety management in nut processing and significant nut quality issues, such as oxidative rancidity Places focus on quality and safety in the production and processing of selected types of nuts

Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control

Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control Book
Author : Dennis S. Hill
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-07-16
ISBN : 1402067380
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a textbook providing basic data about the crop pests and the damage they inflict throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. Each major pest is illustrated by either a line drawing or a photograph, and sometimes the damage can also be seen. A world distribution map is provided for each species. Control measures tend to be general rather than very specific. Most of the pests are insects and mites, but some nematodes, molluscs, birds and mammals are included.