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Integrated Pest and Disease Management in Greenhouse Crops

  • Maria Lodovica Gullino
  • Ramon Albajes
  • Philippe C. Nicot

Part of the Plant Pathology in the 21st Century book series (ICPP, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Major Diseases and Pests in Greenhouse Crops

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Enrique Moriones, Eric Verdin
      Pages 3-31
    3. Vittoria Catara, Patrizia Bella
      Pages 33-54
    4. Marc Bardin, Maria Lodovica Gullino
      Pages 55-100
    5. Markus Knapp, Eric Palevsky, Carmelo Rapisarda
      Pages 101-146
    6. Francisco Javier Sorribas, Caroline Djian-Caporalino, Thierry Mateille
      Pages 147-174
  3. Tools for IPDM in Greenhouses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Geneviève Marchand, Philippe C. Nicot, Ramon Albajes, Odile Carisse
      Pages 195-230
    3. Davide Spadaro, Nuria Agustí, Sara Franco Ortega, Monica A. Hurtado Ruiz
      Pages 231-258
    4. Véronique Lefebvre, Nathalie Boissot, Jean-Luc Gallois
      Pages 259-283
    5. H. Marjolein Kruidhof, Wade H. Elmer
      Pages 285-330
    6. Gary P. Munkvold, Maria Lodovica Gullino
      Pages 331-354
    7. A. Gamliel
      Pages 355-383
    8. Marc Bardin, Massimo Pugliese
      Pages 385-407
    9. Joop C. van Lenteren, Oscar Alomar, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja
      Pages 409-439
    10. Maria Lodovica Gullino, Luciana Tavella
      Pages 441-454
  4. Implementation of IPM in Major Greenhouse Crops

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 455-455

About this book


This book represents a new, completely updated, version of a book edited by two of the current editors, published with Springer in 1999. It covers pest and disease management of greenhouse crops, providing readers the basic strategies and tactics of integrated control together with its implementation in practice, with case studies with selected crops. The diversity of editors and authors provides readers a complete picture of the world situation of IPM in greenhouse crops. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Lodovica Gullino
    • 1
  • Ramon Albajes
    • 2
  • Philippe C. Nicot
    • 3
  1. 1.Centro di Competenza per l’innovazione in campo agro-ambientale AGROINNOVAUniversità degli Studi di TorinoGrugliascoItaly
  2. 2.University of Lleida, Agrotecnio CenterLleidaSpain
  3. 3.Plant Pathology UnitINRAEMontfavetFrance

About the editors

Professor in Plant Pathology and Director of Agroinnova, University of Torino, Italy, vice-President (2003-2008), President (2008-2013) and Past-President  of the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP).  Past-President of the Italian Society for Crop Protection (A.I.P.P.) and of the Italian Association of the Agricultural Scientific Societies (AISSA) and currently President of the Italian Society of Plant Pathology (SIPaV). She managed many European and International projects in the field of  plant disease management, biological and integrated control of diseases, crop biosecurity, effect of climate change on plant diseases and sustainable agriculture. Co-author of 23 books, published over 800 scientific articles and reviews on Italian and international Journals.

Dr. Philippe C. Nicot is a research scientist at the Plant Pathology unit of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in Avignon, France. He has conducted research on diseases of greenhouse crops and their management for more than 30 years, authoring more than 100 scientific articles in this domain. Since the early days of his carrier, he has had a strong interest in biological control and integrated pest management; he has been implicated with the International Organization for Biological an Integrated Control (IOBC) since the 1990’s. 

Ramon Albajes is professor of Entomology at the University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain, and researcher in the Plant Protection group at the Agrotecnio Center. For more than 40 years he has conducted research on Biological Control of insect pests in greenhouse crops, Biology and Ecology of Insect Pests in arable crops, Impacts of IPM methods on insect natural enemies. He has authored more than 100 scientific articles on those domains.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Integrated Pest and Disease Management in Greenhouse Crops
  • Editors Maria Lodovica Gullino
    Ramon Albajes
    Philippe C. Nicot
  • Series Title Plant Pathology in the 21st Century
  • Series Abbreviated Title Plant Pathol.21st Century
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-22303-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-22306-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-22304-5
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages IX, 691
  • Number of Illustrations 12 b/w illustrations, 44 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Plant Pathology
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