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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phyllonorycter blancardella</i> (Fabricius), spotted tentiform leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control of P. blancardella in Canada.

Author(s)
Vincent, C.; Huber, J. T.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Goulet, H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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Cover for Taxonomy and biological control.

This chapter highlights taxonomy and its relationship with biological control, particularly in Canada, and discusses the importance of systematics on biological control, the problems facing taxonomists, the arguments over whether taxonomy is a science or a service, and examples of the benefits that ...

Author(s)
Huber, J. T.; Darbyshire, S.; Bissett, J.; 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">Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria</i> (Guenée), hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).

This chapter focuses on hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria) occurring on balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki; Btk)) that have been used to...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van; West, R. J.; Kenis, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neodiprion sertifer</i> (Geoffroy), European pine sawfly, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">N. lecontei</i> (Fitch), redheaded pine sawfly (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae).

This chapter focuses on European pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) and redheaded pine sawfly (Neodiprion lecontei) attacking Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), red pine (Pinus resinosa) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana) in Canada, and provides an overview of the insect viruses that have been used for...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulus arvensis</i> L., field bindweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), a weed of cropland, a prohibited noxious weed under the Canada Seeds Act, and a noxious weed under the provincial Weed Control Acts of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. It provides an overview of the fungi (...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cynoglossum officinale</i> (L.), houndstongue (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Boraginaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale) infesting forested rangeland, pasture and roadsides in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (including Mogulones cruciger [Ceutorhynchus cruciger] and Longitarsus quadriguttatus) that have been used for its management, and the ...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Schwarzländer, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria dalmatica</i> (L.) Miller, dalmatian toadflax (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scrophulariaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica), an invasive, perennial weed of grasslands and open forests in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (including Mecinus janthinus, Eteobalea intermediella and Gymnetron antirrhini) that have been used for its management, and...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Harris, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Miller, yellow toadflax (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scrophulariaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) causing serious problem in fields of strawberries and raspberries in orchards and in some fields of lucerne in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (including Brachypterolus pulicarius, Mecinus janthinus, Calophasia lunula and ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythrum salicaria</i> L., purple loosestrife (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) occurring in urban settings, marshes and riparian pastures in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (Galerucella calmariensis, Galerucella pusilla, Hylobius transversovittatus and Nanophyes marmoratus) that have been used for...

Author(s)
Lindgren, C. J.; Corrigan, J.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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