Knowledge and application of biological control in oil palm plantations : Survey in Merlimau and Jasin, Melaka / Nurfariha Iman Taha

Iman Taha, Nurfariha (2016) Knowledge and application of biological control in oil palm plantations : Survey in Merlimau and Jasin, Melaka / Nurfariha Iman Taha. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Oil Palm are widely grown in tropical countries especially in Malaysia. The widespread use of this pesticide and insecticide chemical is causing the new bad effect to the environment and human health such as secondary pest outbreaks, resistance and hazards. They started using natural materials such using a biological control application to control the pest populations in the plantations. Biological control is the natural way that is aimed to pests and diseases. Biological control agent is the form of predators, parasitoids and pathogen. By doing this survey study, the existing knowledge of biological control among the managers and small holders of the oil palm plantation will be investigate. Furthermore, this survey indirectly help the managers and smallholders know the pro and cons of biological application compares to the using of chemical in their field. Besides, there have a different between the plantations which apply and without applying the biological control to reduce the pests and diseases.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Iman Taha, NurfarihaUNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Jasin Campus > Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology
Item ID: 17447
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biological control; Oil palm plantations
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/17447

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