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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea diffusa</i> Lamarck, diffuse knapweed, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea stoebe</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">micranthos</i> (S.G. Gmel. ex Gugler) Hayek, spotted knapweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter describes the status of biological control projects in Canada for the management of diffuse knotweed (C. diffusa) and spotted knapweed (C. stoebe subsp. micranthos).

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Hezewijk, B. H. van
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia esula</i> L., leafy spurge (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbiaceae</i>).

The primary focus of the leafy spurge biological control project in Canada since 2000 has been: (i) characterization of the relative abundance of Aphthona spp. in recently established and historical populations; (ii) understanding the impact and spread of the Aphthona spp.; and (iii) operational...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Hezewijk, B. H. van
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lepidium draba</i> L., <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L. chalepense</i> L., <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L. appelianum</i> Al-Shehbaz, hoary cresses (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicaceae</i>).

Hoary cresses or whitetops, Lepidium draba, L. chalepense and L. appelianum (Brassicaceae), are deep-rooted, clonal mustards that were introduced from Eurasia to North America in the 19th and early 20th centuries as contaminants in seed or in ballast. This chapter presents information on the status ...

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Bourchier, R. S.; Schwarzläder, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vincetoxicum nigrum</i> (L.) Moench, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">V. rossicum</i> (Kleopow) Barbar., swallow-worts, dog strangling vine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apocynaceae</i>).

European populations of swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum nigrum and V. rossicum, have become established in northeastern North America, where there are no effective arthropod herbivores to suppress populations and deter further spread. The two species are now widely distributed along the Atlantic coast...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Weed, A.; Casagrande, R.; Gassmann, A.; Smith, S. M.; Cappuccino, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura fumiferana</i> (Clemens), eastern spruce budworm (Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on eastern spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) attacking Picea glauca, Picea rubens, Picea mariana and Abies balsamea in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and entomopathogens (including fungi and protozoa, but most especially...

Author(s)
Smith, S. M.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van; Nealis, V. G.; Bourchier, R. 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">Fallopia japonica</i> (Houtt.) Ronse Decraene, Japanese knotweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia sachalinensis</i> (F. Schmidt) Ronse Decraene, giant knotweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">bohemica</i> (Chrtek &amp; Chrtková) J. P. Bailey, Bohemian knotweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Polygonaceae</i>).

Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica, is native to East Asia, including Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan. Giant knotweed, Fallopia sachalinensis, is native to northern Japan and Sakhalin Island. Hybrid forms of knotweed, Fallopia × bohemica, can be found in Japan at mid-latitudes. Fallopia spp. have...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Grevstad, F.; Shaw, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acantholyda erythrocephala</i> (L.), pine false webworm (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae).

This chapter focuses on pine false webworm (Acantholyda erythrocephala) attacking Pinus spp. in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents and parasitoids that have been used to date for its management, the release of the larval parasitoid Myxexoristops hertingi, and the...

Author(s)
Lyons, D. B.; Kenis, M.; Bourchier, R. 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">Zeiraphera canadensis</i> Mutuura and Freeman, spruce bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on spruce bud moth (Zeiraphera canadensis) attacking white spruce (Picea glauca) in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids (including Phaeogenes osculator and Trichogramma minutum) and entomopathogens (e.g. Steinernema carpocapsae) that have been used for its...

Author(s)
West, R. J.; Kenis, M.; Bourchier, R. S.; Smith, S. M.; Butt, G. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia esula</i> (L.), leafy spurge, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia cyparissias</i> (L.), cypress spurge (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbiaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) and cypress spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias) invading native prairies, pastures, rangelands and roadsides in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (including Aphthona cyparissiae, Aphthona flava, Aphthona nigriscutis, Aphthona lacertosa ...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Erb, S.; McClay, A. S.; Gassmann, 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">Centaurea diffusa</i> Lamarck, diffuse knapweed, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea maculosa</i> Lamarck, spotted knapweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) and spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa) invading rangelands and grasslands in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (Agapeta zoegana, Chaetorellia acrolophi, Cyphocleonus achates, Larinus minutus, Larinus obtusus, Metzneria...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Mortensen, K.; Crowe, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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