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Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz"
 
Entomologia e Acarologia
 
Disciplina: LEA0638 - Sustainable Pest Management in Tropical Agriculture

Créditos Aula: 3
Créditos Trabalho: 2
Carga Horária Total: 105 h
Tipo: Semestral
Ativação: 15/07/2017 Desativação:

Objetivos
The rationale of this course is to introduce the diversity and complexity of integrated pest management (IPM) in tropical agroecosystems. The major objective is to develop an understanding of the concepts and principles of IPM as a complex mix of practices and technologies to efficiently manage pest populations under tropical agriculture conditions.
 
Docente(s) Responsável(eis)
93742 - Celso Omoto
57056 - Joao Roberto Spotti Lopes
3199683 - Pedro Takao Yamamoto
 
Programa Resumido
Introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) applied in tropical agroecosystems. Concepts and principles. Pest control tactics and strategies toward sustainable agriculture.
 
Programa
1) Tropical agriculture and implications for IPM. Concepts, strategies and tactics. 2) Ecological basis for IPM. Modelling applied to IPM. 3) Molecular ecology applied in tropical agroecosystems. 4) Precision agriculture as an IPM tool. 5) Biological control in tropical agroecosystems. 6) The use of predatory mites for pest control. 7) Microbial control of agricultural pests. 8) Chemical ecology and its application to IPM. 9) Pesticides in IPM. 10) Transgenic crops. Management of pest resistance to pesticides and Bt crops 11) Beyond entomology: managing vector-borne plant pathogens 12) Alternative biotechnological approaches in IPM 13) Quarantine. How to prevent invasive pests. 14) Challenges to implementing IPM programs in tropical agriculture. Social and political constraints.
 
Avaliação
     
Método
Exams (Mid-term and final) and a specific problem related to IPM will be assigned to the students as a team project during the semester (Problem-based learning).
Critério
Mid-term (20%) and final (30%) exams. Oral and written presentation of the team project (50%).
Norma de Recuperação
Exam.
 
Bibliografia
     
1. DENT, D. Insect Pest Management. CAB International, U.K. 1991. 604p. 2. HILBECK, A., ANDOW, D.A. & FONTES, E.M.G. (Eds.). Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms: Methodologies for assessing Bt cotton in Brazil. Cambridge: CABI Publishing, 2006. 373p. 3. HIGLEY, L.G.; PEDIGO, L.P. Economic Threshould for Integrated Pest Managemet. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1996. 327p. 4. METCALF, R.L; LUCKMANN, W.H. Introduction to Insect Pest Management. New York, John & Wiley Sons, Inc., 1994. 650p. 5. NORRIS, R.; CASWELL, E. & KOGAN, M. Concepts in Integrated Pest Management. Prentice Hall, New York, 2002. 6. PEDIGO, L.P & RICE, M.E. Entomology and Pest Management. Prentice Hall, New York, 2005. 784p. 7. RADCLIFFE, E.C. Radcliffe´s IPM World Textbook. University of Minnesota. Available at http://ipmworld.umn.edu/.
 

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