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Cover for Crop pollination by bees.

This book aims to synthesize the latest scientific literature into principles and practices relevant to workers in crop pollination. Particular focus is on bee-pollinated crops of significant or emerging economic importance in the temperate developed world, crops for which there is significant...

Author(s)
Delaplane, K. S.; Mayer, D. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994482)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pesticides and biological control.

This chapter reviews how changes in pesticide use during the past 20 years have affected biological control research and implementation in Canada. Focus is given on the development of pesticide resistance by pests, nontarget effects of pesticides, use of pest-resistant crops, and management of...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Bérubé, J.; Boiteau, G.; Dosdall, L. M.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van; Gillespie, D. R.; Moyer, J.; Philip, H. G.; Shamoun, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphis gossypii</i> Glover, melon/cotton aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aulacorthum solani</i> (Kaltenbach), foxglove aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Macrosiphum euphorbiae</i> (Thomas), potato aphid, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myzus persicae</i> (Sulzer), green peach aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).

This chapter focuses on melon/cotton aphid (Aphis gossypii), foxglove aphid (Aulacorthum solani), potato aphid (Macrosiphum euphorbiae) and green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), providing an overview of their occurrence in greenhouse crops (including fruit, vegetable, flower and spice crops) across...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Shipp, J. L.; Raworth, D. A.; Foottit, R. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lygus</i> spp., plant bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae).

This chapter focuses on plant bugs (Lygus spp.) infesting vegetables, fruits, greenhouse crops, rape (Brassica napus [Brassica napus var. oleifera]), Brassica rapa [Brassica campestris] and lucerne in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents and parasitoids that have been...

Author(s)
Broadbent, A. B.; Mason, P. G.; Lachance, S.; Whistlecraft, J. W.; Soroka, J. J.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pythium</i> spp., damping-off, root and crown rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pythiaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Pythium spp., the causal agents of damping off in seedlings and root and crown rot diseases of field and greenhouse crops, vegetables and turfgrass in Canada, and provides an overview of the bacteria (e.g. Pantoea agglomerans, Erwinia rhapontici and Pseudomonas fluorescens)...

Author(s)
Paulitz, T. C.; Huang, H. C.; Gracia-Garza, J. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhizoctonia solani</i> Kühn, damping-off and seedling blight (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i>).

This chapter focuses on Rhizoctonia solani, the causal agent of damping off and seedling blight, root rot, leaf spot, stem rot and black scurf in a wide rage of field crops, vegetables and ornamentals throughout Canada, and provides an overview of the bacteria (including Pseudomonas, Xanthomonas,...

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Huang, H. C.; Boyetchko, S. M.; Jabaji-Hare, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> (Libert) de Bary and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotinia minor</i> Jagger, sclerotinia diseases (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotiniaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, the causal agents of sclerotinia diseases affecting field and vegetable crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the bacteria (including Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus cereus) and fungi (such as Coniothyrium minitans,...

Author(s)
Huang, H. C.; Bardin, S. D.; Boland, G. J.; Reeleder, R. D.; Boyetchko, S. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New crops for the 21st century.

This chapter introduces the crops that, although traditionally grown, will most likely persist for cultivation in the future because of their diverse use which can be further enhanced by genetic improvement. These crops include cereals and pseudocereals; legumes; edible and industrial oil-producing ...

Author(s)
Janick, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995304)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management adoption by the global community.

This chapter describes the levels of adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) in the USA, North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, and factors affecting such. Tabulated data on the following are provided: features of pesticide technology and IPM; adoption of IPM in field, vegetable,...

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant evolution and the origin of crop species.

This book is arranged in two sections: the first five chapters cover the genetic mechanisms associated with plant evolution (chromosome structure and genetic variability, assortment of genetic variability, the multifactorial genome, polyploidy and gene duplication, and speciation). The second...

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996851)
Type
Book

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