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Cover for 1A. Bioassays of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> products used against agricultural pests.

This chapter describes a comprehensive collection of bioassay protocols and procedures for quantifying activities of conventional B. thuringiensis products against agricultural pests, such as lepidopterous and coleopterous insects. In tritrophic interactions of B. thuringiensis, the microbe...

Author(s)
Navon, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994222)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A dictionary of entomology.

Incorporating an estimated 43 000 definitions, this reference work is a comprehensive, fully cross-referenced collection of terms, names and phrases used in entomology. The listing covers insect anatomy, behaviour, biology, ecology, histology, molecular biology, morphology, pest management,...

Author(s)
Gordh, G.; Headrick, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935429)
Type
Book
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Cover for A landscape perspective in managing vegetation for beneficial plant-pest- natural enemy interactions: a foundation for areawide pest management.

This chapter considers the relationships of plant-pest-natural enemy (PPNE) interactions to vegetation. It pays special attention to examples from crop-grassland/shrubland landscapes to complement previous reviews and perspectives on crop-woodland and -forest landscapes. A review of landscape...

Author(s)
Brewer, M. J.; Noma, T.; Elliott, N. C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A novel approach for developing microbial biopesticides.

Those familiar with the premise of developing a microbial biological control agent into a biopesticide product will confess that the basic concept underestimates the complexities involved in taking a living organism from the lab bench through a process of mass production and formulation, towards...

Author(s)
Boyetchko, S. M.; Svircev, A. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A novel bacterium for control of grass grub.

The native New Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica is one of a few endemic species that have successfully made the switch from a native grassland habitat to the introduced grass and clover pastures. This chapter covers the discovery and commercialization of a microbial biopesticide for this...

Author(s)
Jackson, T. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A nucleopolyhedrovirus for control of the velvetbean caterpillar in Brazilian soybeans.

Implementation of an IPM project in Brazil to control the velvetbean caterpillar in soyabean presented a unique opportunity to take advantage of a naturally occurring nucleopolyhedrosis virus against the pest. This is the story of the discovery and implementation of this virus, which is presently...

Author(s)
Moscardi, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A practice of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichogramma</i>-based IPM of rice insect pests.

Author(s)
Hou, M.; Ko, K.; Guo, L.; Kang, M.; Peng, H.; Babendreier, D.; Zhang, F.; Tang, R.; Song, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for A successful case of classical biological control of a gall wasp.

Author(s)
Colombari, F.; Battisti, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A synopsis of the nutritional ecology of larvae and adults of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diabrotica virgifera virgifera</i> (LeConte) in the new and old world - nouvelle cuisine for the invasive maize pest <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diabrotica virgifera virgifera</i> in Europe?

This chapter focuses on the knowledge of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera nutritional ecology gained in its area of first appearance as a major maize pest (USA) and will be supplemented with the latest research from its expansion area in Europe. The major objectives of this chapter are: (i) to...

Author(s)
Moeser, J.; Hibbard, B. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851998176)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for 'Nothing kills insects', or how public and farmer perceptions affect success rates of biological control.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Bentley, J.; Fredrix, M.; Lie, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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