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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoplusia ni</i> Hübner, cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This chapter presents information on the status of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies on this pest, review of the application of biological control in these programmes (using bacteria, viruses and predatory insects), an...

Author(s)
Erlandson, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mamestra configurata</i> Walker, bertha armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This book chapter reviews updated knowledge of the biological control of the bertha armyworm, Mamestra configurata Walker (Lepidoptera: Noctudidae), a polyphagous insect that is one of the major insect pests of canola, Brassica napus L. and B. rapa L. in Canada. The chapter examines the progress...

Author(s)
Erlandson, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diuraphis noxia</i> (Kurdjumov), Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).

This chapter focuses on Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) attacking a wide range of Poaceae species, most frequently on wheat, barley and triticale, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids, predators and entomopathogens) that have been used to date for its...

Author(s)
Olfert, O. O.; Doane, J. F.; Carl, K.; Erlandson, M. A.; Goettel, M. 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">Melanoplus</i> spp., <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Camnula pellucida</i> (Scudder), grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae).

This chapter focuses on grasshoppers Melanoplus spp. and Camnula pellucida occurring on rangeland, forage, cereal and other crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (insect viruses, entomogenous fungi, entomopathogenic protozoa, parasitoids, predators) that have...

Author(s)
Erlandson, M. A.; Goettel, M. S.; Johnson, D. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mamestra configurata</i> Walker, bertha armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This chapter focuses on bertha armyworm (Mamestra configurata) occurring on rape (Brassica napus [Brassica napus var. oleifera]), Brassica rapa [Brassica campestris], flax (Linum usitatissimum), sweet clover (Melilotus spp.) and lucerne (Medicago sativa) in Canada, and provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Turnock, W. J.; Erlandson, M. A.; Kuhlmann, U.; Braun, L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter