Search for dissertations about: "IPM integrated pest management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words IPM integrated pest management.

  1. 1. Studies in pest control for cultural property

    Author : Thomas Strang; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pest control; cultural property collections; insect; mould; environment; integrated pest management; IPM; thermal control; pest risk to museum collections;

    Abstract : This thesis considers discrete problems of protecting cultural property from pests and examines some of the solutions. Recent decades have seen a large change in how fumigants and pesticides are used in collections of cultural property. READ MORE

  2. 2. Natural enemies: Functional aspects of local management in agricultural landscapes

    Author : Helena Hanson; Biodiversitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agricultural intensification; sustainable agriculture; land use; management intensity; landscape scale; ecosystem services; biological control; species trait; pesticides; predatory arthropods; parasitoids; pollen beetles;

    Abstract : Agricultural intensification has raised the global food production but also caused major concerns about environmental and health effects, including contamination by pesticides. Pesticide applications may induce toxicity not only on the target pest species but especially on non-target species. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the wake of the Green Revolution : Environmental and socioeconomic consequences of intensive rice agriculture - The Problems of weeds in Muda, Malaysia

    Author : Magnus Jirström; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intensification; land degradation; rice agriculture; IPM integrated pest management ; Social geography; sustainable agriculture; Green Revolution; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The agricultural intensification strategies represented by the Green Revolution have since the mid-1960s had a very positive impact on food-grain production in Asia. Presently, however, a post-Green Revolution phase of declining growth in output and productivity is experienced in many of the areas where intensification took place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute pesticide poisonings in Nicaragua : underreporting, incidence and determinants

    Author : Marianela Corriols Molina; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Pesticide poisonings; surveillance system; underreport; incidence; economic costs; determinants; integrated pest management;

    Abstract : Background: Acute pesticide poisonings (APP) are a public health problem in Nicaragua. The quality and coverage of APP´s register, the real incidence of APP, the main determinants, the economic cost of treating cases and the effectiveness of educational intervention are not well known. READ MORE

  5. 5. Plant resistance ecology - the role of resistance in plant-insect mutualisms

    Author : Daniela Weber; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : Global food security is largely dependent on the use of synthetic pesticides for pest control. This extensive reliance on pesticides, however, has promoted widespread loss of insect diversity; thereby jeopardizing the provision of insect ecosystem services like pollination and biological control. READ MORE