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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>).

The defoliating moth Tyta luctuosa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the gall mite Aceria malherbae (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) have been released against the field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis in Canada, but only A. malherbae is known to be established. This chapter presents a brief information on...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
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>).

Houndstongue, C. officinale (Boraginaceae), is an invasive biennial or short-lived perennial of Eurasian origin that has been a problem particularly on rangelands in the southern interior of British Columbia and south-western Alberta in Canada. This chapter presents information on the status of the ...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria dalmatica</i> (L.) Miller, Dalmatian toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica [L. genistifolia subsp. dalmatica], introduced to eastern North America from Europe at the turn of the 19th century, now occurs widely in Canada and the USA. Of the five insect agents tested and intentionally introduced for L. dalmatica biological control in...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Turner, S. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Mill., yellow toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Yellow toadflax, L. vulgaris, is a herbaceous perennial native to Europe and northern Asia, which arrived with the first European colonists to eastern North America in the mid-1700s. Beginning in the mid-1800s, it quickly spread throughout temperate North America, where it is now an invader of...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; McClay, A. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Matricaria perforata</i> Mérat, scentless chamomile (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on scentless chamomile (Matricaria perforata), a widely distributed weed of disturbed and cultivated land in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (such as Omphalapion hookeri, Microplontus edentulus and Rhopalomyia tripleurospermi) that have been used for its...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Hinz, H. L.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Peschken, D. P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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