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Integrated management of insect pests on canola and other Brassica oilseed crops.

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This book contains 25 chapters focusing on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops and the benefits of the judicious integration of various methods in the control of these damaging pests....


Chapter 7 (Page no: 96)

Noctuid (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pests of canola in North America.

Rape is attacked by a complex of species in the family Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). These species are highly variable in terms of feeding behaviour, region of occurrence and timing of different life stages. This chapter summarizes general information on these pests, their natural enemies (parasitoids, pathogens and predators) and general methods of control. The pest biology, outbreaks and the extent of damage are discussed. Elements of an integrated pest management programme are discussed, which include forecasting to assess the risk of a pest outbreak, scouting to identify crop damage in early stages and application of methods either to prevent the build-up of pest populations (cultural, biological) or to control their numbers when densities exceed economic thresholds (insecticidal).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Flea beetles (Phyllotreta spp.) and their management. Author(s): Knodel, J. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) management. Author(s): Fathipour, Y. Mirhosseini, M. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 44) The challenge of swede midge management in canola. Author(s): Hallett, R. H.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 68) Biology and management of sucking pests of canola. Author(s): Dara, S. K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 77) Cabbage seedpod weevil management. Author(s): Cárcamo, H. A. Brandt, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle Brassicogethes viridescens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Author(s): Noronha, C. Mason, P. G.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 114) Biology and management of the generalist herbivore, the bertha armyworm, Mamestra configurata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), on canola in western Canada. Author(s): Evenden, M. L. Batallas, R. E. Weeraddana, C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 130) Entomopathogenic nematodes for management of insect pests of canola and other oilseed crops. Author(s): Bal, H. K. Grewal, P. S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 147) The OKANOLA project: challenges in managing insect pests of canola in the southern plains. Author(s): Royer, T. A. Giles, K. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 157) Integrated pest management in canola and other Brassica oilseed crops: how far we have come and what is still needed. Author(s): Gavloski, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 176) Canola insect pest management in the south-eastern USA. Author(s): Buntin, G. D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 183) Integrated management of insect pests of rapeseed (canola) in China. Author(s): Zhao ZiHua Wang LeYun Reddy, G. V. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 193) Integrated control of insect pests on canola and other Brassica oilseed crops in Pakistan. Author(s): Muhammad Sarwar
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 222) Cover crops as a tool for insect pest management with a focus on oilseed brassicas. Author(s): Wanigasekara, R. W. M. U. M. Sharanowski, B. J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 233) Detection, symptomatology and management of aster yellows disease in canola. Author(s): Olivier, C. Dumonceaux, T. Pérez-López, E. Wist, T. J. Elliott, B. Vail, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 247) Pestiferous insects of mustard: biology and integrated management. Author(s): Boina, D. R. Rajan, S. J.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 281) Volatile organic compounds in integrated pest management of Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Himanen, S. J. Li Tao Blande, J. D. Holopainen, J. K.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 295) Impact of genetically modified herbicide-resistant oilseed rape on non-target organisms: natural enemies of oilseed rape pests. Author(s): Govinda Shrestha Prashant Jha Reddy, G. V. P.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 305) Insect-transmitted viruses in canola. Author(s): Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan Buntin, D.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 316) Present and potential impacts of insects on camelina and crambe. Author(s): Soroka, J. J. Olivier, C. Wist, T. J. Grenkow, L.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 341) Integrated pest management and pollination services in Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Badenes-Pérez, F. R. Bhardwaj, T. Thakur, R. K.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 350) Role of glucosinolates in resistance and attraction to insects: applications in trap cropping and pest management in Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Badenes-Pérez, F. R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 359) Arthropod pests of Australian canola during crop emergence: IPM and future directions. Author(s): Macfadyen, S. Hill, M. P.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 373) Use of entomopathogenic fungi in the insect pest management of Brassica oilseed crops. Author(s): Hokkanen, H. M. T. Menzler-Hokkanen, I.