By Prof. E. A. Heinrichs, Dr Francis E. Nwilene, Professor Michael J. Stout, Dr Buyung A. R. Hadi, Dr Thais Freitas
The rice plant is a perfect host for plenty of insect species. the entire plant elements are at risk of insect-feeding from the time of sowing until eventually harvest. There are over 800 insect species harmful rice in a single means or one other, even though the vast majority of them do little or no harm. In tropical Asia basically approximately 20 species are of significant value. In Africa, 15 species of bugs are thought of significant pests of rice and within the Americas approximately 20 species are thought of significant pests.
To enhance powerful pest administration options, it truly is necessary to appropriately determine and to appreciate the biology and ecology of insect pests and the arthropods that support control their populations. This e-book successfully makes use of the original wisdom and services of prime rice entomologists from Africa, Asia and the Americas to supply the 1st worldwide assurance of rice insect pests. The dialogue of every pest contains geographical distribution, plant hosts except rice, description and biology, plant harm and ecology.
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