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This book contains 8 chapters focusing on the current state and challenges in regulation, economic analysis, policy-making and technology/innovation adoption that affects the acceptability and wider use of biopesticides in the integrated management of agricultural pests.Diseased and dead larvae serve as inoculum for virus transmission. ... In Brazil, the NPV of Anticarsia gemmatalis, the soybean caterpillar, was used in the mid- 1990s on up to 4 million ha (approximately 35%) of the soybean crop (Moscardi, 1999). ... Elsewhere, the non-occluded baculovirus of the rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, has proved to be a valuable ... Meanwhile the sawfly problem continued to get worse; in 1939, 73% of white spruce and 43% of black spruce in theanbsp;...

Author:David Chandler, Wyn P. Grant, Justin Greaves
Publisher:CABI - 2010


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