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Rice insect pests and their management

By Prof. E. A. Heinrichs

This book uses the unique expertise of leading rice entomologists from Africa, Asia and the Americas to provide the first global coverage of rice insect pests. The groups of insects discussed are : Root and stem feeders, Stem borers, Rice gall midges, Leafhoppers and planthoppers, Foliage feeders and, finally, Panicle feeders. The book concludes with a discussion of integrated management of insect pests.

About the Author

Professor E. A. “Short” Heinrichs is Research Professor in Entomology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
Publication date: 16 June 2017 Number of pages: 292



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Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice Volume 1

Edited by Prof. Takuji Sasaki

This collection reviews advances in breeding techniques as well as improving traits such as flood or drought resistance. It also discusses advances in understanding the nutritional role of rice and ways this can be enhanced to feed a growing population.

About the Editor

Dr Takuji Sasaki is Professor at the Nodai Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan. Professor Sasaki is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Rice, and played a leading role in the international rice genome sequencing project.
Publication date: 22 May 2017 Number of pages: 298



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Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice Volume 2

Edited by Prof. Takuji Sasaki

Volume 2 reviews ways of improving cultivation of rice, from planting to soil management, nutrition and irrigation as well as techniques such as integrated crop management. It also discusses key pests and diseases and methods for their control in making cultivation more productive and sustainable.

About the Editor

Dr Takuji Sasaki is Professor at the Nodai Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan. Professor Sasaki is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Rice, and played a leading role in the international rice genome sequencing project.
Publication date: 22 May 2017 Number of pages: 438



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