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Biopesticides. Advances in Bio-inoculant Science

  • ID: 5146514
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 250 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Biopesticide: Volume Two, the latest release in the Advances in Bioinoculant series, provides an updated overview on the active substances utilized in current bioinsecticides, along with information on which of them can be used for integrated pest management programs in agro-ecosystems. The book presents a comprehensive look at the development of novel solutions against new targets, also introducing new technologies that enhance the efficacy of already available active substances. Finally, readers will find insights into the advanced molecular studies on insect microbial community diversity that are opening new frontiers in the development of innovative pest management strategies.

This book will be valuable to those prioritizing agro biodiversity management to address optimal productizing and enhanced food security.

  • Explores the increasing number of newly introduced and improved products that can be used alone or in rotation or combination with conventional chemicals
  • Promotes the importance of, and tactics for, managing the agro ecosystem surrounding food security
  • Provides state of the art description of various approaches and techniques for the real-world application of biopesticides
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1. Development of biopesticide, biopesticide active ingredients, classifications, concepts, research and application 2. Setting up a biopesticide manufacturing unit 3. Biopesticides in diverse agroecosystem: practices that leads to efficacy 4. Utilization of biopesticides as sustainable solutions for management of pests in agriculture 5. Biopesticide for integrated crop management 6. Biopesticide use in cereals/pulses/oilseeds/vegetables/fruit crops 7. Biopesticide and organic farming: achievements and prospects 8. Nano bio pesticide: today and future perspectives 9. Biopesticide of microbial consortium 10. Novel biopesticide formulations 11. Insights in the genomes of microbial biopesticides 12. Biopesticides for management of arthropod pests and weeds 13. Plant-biopesticide interaction for plant health management 14. Bio-active molecules from biopesticides 15. Quality standards for production and marketing of biopesticide 16. Resistance to biopesticide 17. Constraints in biopesticide production

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Rakshit, Amitava
AmitavaRakshit, an IIT, Kharagpur alumnus is presently the faculty member in the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University(IAS, BHU). Dr.Rakshit worked in the Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal in administration and extension roles. He has visited Scandinavia, Europe and Africa pertaining to his research work and presentation. He was awarded with TWAS Nxt Fellow (Italy) ,BiovisionNxt Fellow (France), Darwin Now Bursary(British Council),Young achiever award and Best Teacher's Award at UG and PG level . He is serving as review college member of British Ecological Society, London since 2011. He is an active member of Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition of FAO, Rome and Commission on Ecosystem Management of International Union for Conservation of Nature. He has published 70 research papers, 35 book chapters, 28 popular articles, one manual and co authored twenty books.
Meena, Vijay Singh
Vijay Singh Meena is currently working as a soil scientist in the ICAR-Vivekananda Institute of Hill Agriculture, Almora, Uttarakhand. He obtained his B.Sc. (AG.) from SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, M.Sc. (AG.) and Ph.D. (AG.) with specialization in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University (The Capital of Knowledge), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has completed vital work on potassium-solubilizing microbes, soil biological fertility, rhizospheric chemistry, and conservation agriculture, and has published more than 30 original research articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has published four books and eleven book chapters.
Abhilash, P.C.
Sarma, B.K.
Singh, H B
Harikesh B. Singh is presently a retired Professor of Mycology and Plant Pathology from IAS,BHU. He served state agriculture university, central university and CSIR institute in teaching, research, and extension roles. In recognition of Prof.Singh's scientific contributions and leadership in the field of plant pathology, he was honored with several prestigious awards, notable being, CSIR Prize for Biological Sciences ,Vigyan Bharti Award ,Prof. V.P. Bhide Memorial Award , BRSI Industrial Medal Award ,Bioved Fellowship Award , Prof.PanchananMaheshwari ,IPS Plant Pathology Leader Award , CSIR-CAIRD Team award, Environment Conservation Award, CST VigyanRatna Award and many more. Prof. Singh has been the Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences .Prof. Singh has written two books, several training modules and manuals and more than 150 research publications and has more than 18 US patents and 3 PCTs to his credit.
Fraceto, Leonardo
Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto ?has a?bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the State University of Campinas (1997), a master's in Functional and Molecular Biology from the State University of Campinas (2000) and a PhD in Functional and Molecular Biology from the State University of Campinas (2003). He is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology of São Paulo State University (UNESP), Campus Sorocaba at the Environmental Engineering undergraduate course and at the postgraduate in Environmental Sciences. He coordinated the Postgraduate Program in Environmental Sciences of Unesp/Sorocaba (from 2012 to 2016). He has experience in chemistry and biochemistry, with an emphasis on environmental nanotechnology and applications of nanotechnology in agriculture.
Parihar, Manoj
Manoj Parihar is currently working at ICAR-VPKAS, Almora as a Soil Scientist in Crop Production Division. He did his graduation from SKRAU, Bikaner and selected as ICAR-JRF fellow for post-graduation in BHU, Varanasi. He has been awarded doctorate from the same university in the year 2018. He has received various recognitions such as ICAR-SRF, UGC-BSR, UGC-RGNF etc.
Singh, Anand Kumar
Anand Kumar Singh. (aka Awtar Kumar Singh) is presently the deputy director general of horticulture , Indian Council of Agricultural Research,?has a?bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Banaras Hindu University , a master's and PhD in Horticulture with a specialization in Pomology from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. His research areas include genetic improvement of fruit crops, plant Tissue culture and transcriptome analysis of mango. He was honored with several prestigious awards, notable being, Mombusho Award (1989) by Japanese Govt. ,visiting scientist award by Association of International Education, Japan (1999);? DBT Overseas Associateship Award (2006);? Gold Medal:? The Horticultural Society of India (2008); Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences(2016) and many more
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