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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium graminearum</i> Schwabe (teleomorph <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gibberella zeae</i> (Schwein.) Petch.), Fusarium head blight disease (Nectriaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance of Fusarium head blight (FHB; F. graminearum [Gibberella zeae]) in Canada, and provides an overview of crop breeding for FHB resistance, and of chemical and biological control methods for FHB management in the region.

Author(s)
He JianWei; Boland, G. J.; Zhou Ting
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi</i> (Reade) honey, mummy berry (Monilinia blight) (Sclerotiniaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of M. vaccinii-corymbosi (Monilinia blight) infecting blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum and V. angustifolium) in Canada.

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Hildebrand, P. D.; Langdon, D. H.; Boland, G. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotinia homoeocarpa</i> F. T. Bennett, dollar spot of turfgrass (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotiniaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Sclerotinia homoeocarpa, the causal agent of dollar spot of turfgrass in Canada, and provides an overview of the fungi (e.g. Fusarium heterosporum [Gibberella gordonii] and Acremonium sp.) and hypovirulent isolates of S. homoeocarpa that have been tested for its management,...

Author(s)
Boland, G. J.; Zhou, T.; Boulter, J. I.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taraxacum officinale</i> (Weber), dandelion (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), a weed in pastures, forages, orchards, vineyards, vegetable gardens, turf in golf courses, municipal parks and home gardens, which does not cause economic losses but is an aesthetic problem. It provides an overview of the insects, viruses...

Author(s)
Stewart-Wade, S. M.; Green, S.; Boland, G. J.; Teshler, M. P.; Teshler, I. B.; Watson, A. K.; Sampson, M. G.; Patterson, K.; DiTommaso, A.; Dupont, 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

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