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Crop Health Management

Crop Health Management – An Indian Story

Title: Crop Health Management – An Indian Story

Authors: CD Mayee, Govind Gujar, Yashika Kapoor & Bhagirath Choudhary

Published by: South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC), New Delhi/Jodhpur, Rajasthan (1st December 2020)

ISBN No.: 978-93-5426-746-8

About book:

How does a largely agrarian society like India manages its huge wealth of crops and biodiversity? What are the different steps taken, what are the devices and measures of crop health management? The curious topic demands insightful discussions. Keeping in view the holistic nature of issue, the book “Crop Health Management – An Indian Story” takes the reader through a comprehensive journey across different aspects of crop health management in India. While talking about IPM practices, state of crop protection chemicals, conversations & controversies, and more, the book has been written in alignment with the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020. IYPH aims to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. Thus, through the multitude of issues, it is intended to present the matters in a forthcoming manner to allow the multiple stakeholders ranging from an individual to the policy makers to comprehend the present state and initiate dialog for future undertakings.

Hardcover: 404 pages

Price ₹992 (incl GST)

SECTION 1 : INDIAN STORY OF PESTICIDES

  • Chapter 1 : Introduction to pesticides
  • Chapter 2 : History of pesticide use
  • Chapter 3 : Indian agriculture & crop loss

SECTION 2 : CLASSIFICATION –NOVELTY CHEMICALS & BIORATIONALS

  • Chapter 4 : Classification of pesticides
  • Chapter 5 : Classification of biorationals

SECTION 3 : ROLE OF PESTICIDES IN THE CONTEXT OF IPM

  • Chapter 6 : Pesticides – An important part of IPM
  • Chapter 7 : Planned action management using pesticides
  • Chapter 8 : Innovation technologies for pesticide use in IPM

SECTION 4 : PESTICIDES IN ORGANIC FARMING

  • Chapter 9 : Pesticides & biopesticides in organic farming

SECTION 5 : REGULATORY ASPECTS OF PESTICIDE USE IN INDIA

  • Chapter 10 : Statutory & quality dimensions of plant protection formulations : Challenges & solutions
  • Chapter 11 : Plant quarantine regulatory setup in India
  • Chapter 12 : Comparison between international & Indian pesticide management

SECTION 6 : BIODIVERSITY IN RELATION TO PEST MANAGEMENT THROUGH CHEMICALS

  • Chapter 13 : Pesticides for protection of stored grains
  • Chapter 14 : Pesticides for indoor plants
  • Chapter 15 : Pesticides for insect pests and nematodes of veterinary animals in India
  • Chapter 16 : Pesticides for mosquito control
  • Chapter 17 : Pesticides for controlling pests of public health

SECTION 7 : MYTHS, REALITIES, EMOTIONS AND ATTACKS ON TECHNOLOGIES

  • Chapter 18 : Pesticides & cancer
  • Chapter 19 : Pesticides & endocrine disruption
  • Chapter 20 : Sikkim : The first organic state of India
  • Chapter 21 : Pesticides in public health and environment

SECTION 8 : PESTICIDES: RESISTANCE, RESURGENCE AND RESIDUE

  • Chapter 22 : Pest resistance to pesticides
  • Chapter 23 : Insect resistance to xenobiotics
  • Chapter 24 : Pesticide residues in food
  • Chapter 25 : Pesticide induced pest resurgence

SECTION 9: PESTICIDE BUSINESS, SOME INDIAN REALITIES & SPURIOUS CHEMICALS

  • Chapter 26 : Substandard/illegal/ spurious pesticides
  • Chapter 27 : Complexities & challenges faced by Indian pesticide industry
  • Chapter 28 : Climate change – reason for pesticide innovation

SECTION 10 : WORLD VIEW OF INDIAN AGRICULTURE & FUTURE SCOPE OF FARMING

  • Chapter 29 : World view of Indian agriculture & future scope of farming

SECTION 11 : SAFETY IN PESTICIDE USE

  • Chapter 30 : Ethics, precautions & care in pesticide use
  • Chapter 31 : Ground water ubiquity score
  • Chapter 32 : Pesticide application technology
  • Chapter 33 : Bees & pesticide

SECTION 12 : PESTICIDE INDUSTRY-RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Chapter 34 : Pesticide business sector in India

SECTION 13 : PESTICIDE MANAGEMENT BILL

  • Chapter 35 : Proposed pesticide management bill 2020

SECTION 14 : EPILOGUE

  • Chapter 36 : Controversies, consensus building & prospects