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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 Reproductive parasites: symbiotic bacteria for potential use in biological control.

Symbiotic bacteria increasingly are being recognized for their profound and diverse effects on the survival and reproduction of their arthropod hosts. This has increased interest in the potential application of these bacteria in biological control programmes. This chapter provides an overview for...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Kyei-Poku, G. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia irritans</i> L., horn fly, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musca domestica</i> L., house fly, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stomoxys calcitrans</i> (L.), stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This book chapter summarizes work since 2001 on the biological control of three common pests of livestock in Canada: the horn fly Haematobia irritans L., the house fly Musca domestica L., and the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae). The chapter begins with a review of the pest...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Lysyk, T. J.; Gibson, G. A. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia irritans</i> (L.), horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on horn fly (Haematobia irritans) occurring on cattle, horses and game elks in Canada, and provides an overview of its biological control agents (parasitoids, predators and entomopathogens) that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of the...

Author(s)
Lysyk, T. J.; Floate, K. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musca domestica</i> L., house fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on house flies (Musca domestica) breeding in rotting organic matter associated with human habitation and livestock confinements (poultry houses, swine barns, cattle feed lots and dairies) and thereby serving as disease vectors in Canada. It provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Lysyk, T. J.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Galloway, T. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delia radicum</i> (L.), cabbage maggot (Diptera: Anthomyiidae).

This chapter focuses on cabbage maggot, Delia radicum, infesting rape (Brassica napus var. oleifera), white mustard (Sinapis alba), rutabaga (Brassica napus var. napobrassica), radish (Raphanus sativus), turnip (Brassica rapa (Brassica campestris) var. rapa), broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and ...

Author(s)
Soroka, J. J.; Kuhlmann, U.; Floate, K. D.; Whistlecraft, J.; Holliday, N. J.; Boivin, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter