Integrated Pest Management

Onion and garlic are the most important allium crops cultivated throughout the world and used as vegetable and spice in various ways. India occupies the second position in area as well as production of both commodities after China; however, the productivity and per capita availability are quite low as compared to other countries. Several factors are responsible for the low productivity of these crops, of which diseases and insect pests are most important and cause considerable damage and should be taken care of.

1. Introduction

2. Integrated Pest Management: Key Strategies

3. Major Diseases and their Management

4. Major Insect Pests and their Management

5. Nematodes and Mites and their Management

Annexures 67

References 75

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