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Trends and Limitations in Chemical-Based Pest Management

  • Arnab De
  • Rituparna Bose
  • Ajeet Kumar
  • Subho Mozumdar
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Abstract

Until the beginning of the twentieth century, farmers relied exclusively on cultural practices such as crop rotation, healthy crop variety, manipulations in sowing dates, etc. to manage the insect pests.

Keywords

Natural Enemy Crop Rotation Insect Pest Insect Species Pest Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnab De
    • 1
  • Rituparna Bose
    • 2
  • Ajeet Kumar
    • 3
  • Subho Mozumdar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Earth and Environmental ScienceThe City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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