By P. Parvatha Reddy
Through ‘Green Revolution’ in overdue Nineteen Sixties, India accomplished self-sufficiency in nutrition creation, yet nonetheless the rustic has no longer accomplished self-sufficiency in creation of horticultural plants. many of the progress in meals construction in the course of the eco-friendly revolution interval is attributed to using larger degrees of fertilizers and insecticides that are carrying on with to break reliable conventional ecosystems. The problem earlier than the crop defense scientist is to extend yields from the present land with no harming the surroundings and source base. this is often completed by way of adopting green Biointensive built-in Pest administration (BIPM) strategy.
BIPM contains ecological and financial elements into agricultural procedure layout and choice making, and addresses public issues approximately environmental caliber and nutrients safeguard. some great benefits of imposing BIPM can comprise lowered chemical enter charges, lowered on-farm and off-farm environmental affects, and greater and sustainable pest administration. An ecology-based IPM has the possibility of lowering inputs of gasoline, equipment, and artificial chemicals-all of that are strength extensive and more and more expensive by way of monetary and environmental effect. Such mark downs will profit the grower and society.
The current booklet offers with the newest biointensive built-in methods for pest administration using parts corresponding to bioagents [predators, parasitoids and pathogens (bacteria, fungi, viruses)], botanicals (biofumigation, oil muffins, FYM, compost, crop residues, eco-friendly manuring and different natural amendments), arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, actual equipment (hot water remedy of planting fabric, soil solarization), cultural equipment (crop rotation, summer season ploughing, fallowing, intercropping, pruning, mulching, spacing, planting date, capture cropping, etc.), biorational chemical compounds (pheromones) and resistant cultivars. This publication can function an invaluable connection with coverage makers, study and extension staff, practising farmers and scholars. the fabric can be used for instructing post-graduate courses.
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