Botanicals As Ecofriendly Pesticides

by Mahulikar, P.P. & K.M.Chavan
ISBN: 9788189422578 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 274 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2007
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 21.02 mm | Height: 229 mm
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The book deals essentially with the aspects that are of immediate concern to new researchers in the field of botanicals and natural products. It presents the first comprehensive overview of the plant products since they were introduced in the pest management covering both theoretical and practical applications.

This book covers the key aspects of the plant products including: Natural pest management agents from plants, extraction of plants products, characterization and formulation and bioassay of extracts against different pests.

The book reports for the first time in the field of botanicals, a study on the stability of the prepared extracts towards their various biological activity against different microbial and stored grain pests through a large number of the prepared extracts and formulations in both water and organic media.

The book is an indispensable and interdisciplinary text for researchers and scientists from Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and related disciplines, working in this important and fascinating area of botanicals and natural products in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) concept.

Parmod P. Mahulikar: Head, Department of Industrial Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon- 425 001, Maharashtra, India

Kshama M.Chavan: Research Associate: School of Chemical Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon- 425 001, Maharashtra, India

1. Natural Pest Management Agents from Plants — An Introduction 2. Plant Products: Extraction of Medicinal Plants, Characterization and Formulations 3. Anti-fungal Potency of Water Extracts 4. Anti-bacterial Activity of Water Extracts 5. Repellent Activity of Water and Organic Extracts Against Tribolium castaneum herbst and Rhizopertha dominica 6. Ovicidal, Larvicidal and  Emergence Activity of Organic Extracts Against Tribolium castaneum herbst 7. Comprehensive and Comparative Results and Conclusions

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