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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ceutorhynchus obstrictus</i> (Marsham), cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control of C. obstrictus (cabbage seedpod weevil) in Canada.

Author(s)
Haye, T.; Mason, P. G.; Dosdall, L. M.; Gillespie, D. R.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Kuhlmann, U.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oulema melanopus</i> (L.), cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control (through the use of parasitoids and entomopathogens) of O. melanopus (cereal leaf beetle) in Canada.

Author(s)
Kher, S. V.; Dosdall, L. M.; Cárcamo, H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i> (L.), diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).

The diamondback moth, P. xylostella, is globally distributed and a destructive oligophagous pest of Brassicaceae crops. This chapters presents information on pest status in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the use of biological control in these...

Author(s)
Munir, S.; Dosdall, L. M.; Soroka, J. J.; Olfert, O.; Andrahennadi, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ceutorhynchus obstrictus</i> (Marsham), cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

This chapter focuses on cabbage seedpod weevil (Ceutorhynchus obstrictus) attacking Brassicaceae species, particularly rape (Brassica napus [Brassica napus var. oleifera]) and Brassica rapa [Brassica campestris], in Canada, and provides an overview of its pest status, and the biological control...

Author(s)
Kuhlmann, U.; Dosdall, L. M.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter