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Habitat Manipulation for Effective Biological Control


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Habitat manipulation involves altering the cropping system to conserve, augment or enhance the effectiveness of a natural enemy. Habitat manipulation also called as ecological engineering, aims to improve the living conditions for natural enemies within the agro ecosystem, by introducing resources needed for fulfilment of their vital requirements.
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  • Kumar, L., Yogi, M.K. and Jagdish, J. (2013). Habitat Manipulation for Biological Control of Insect Pests: A Review. Res. J. Agric. & Forestry Sci., 1(10): 27-31.
  • Nilsson, U., Porcel, M., Swiergiel, W. and Wivstad, M. (2016). Habitat manipulation– as a pest management tool in vegetable and fruit cropping systems, with the focus on insects and mites. ISBN 978-91-576-9402-7. pp. 9-14.

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S. Routray
Department of Entomology, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, (Odisha), India

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Habitat manipulation involves altering the cropping system to conserve, augment or enhance the effectiveness of a natural enemy. Habitat manipulation also called as ecological engineering, aims to improve the living conditions for natural enemies within the agro ecosystem, by introducing resources needed for fulfilment of their vital requirements.

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