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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aedes</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Culiseta</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Culex</i> spp., mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).

This chapter focuses on mosquitoes affecting humans and livestock in Canada (Aedes, Culiseta and Culex spp.), and provides an overview of their biological control using nematodes, fungi and bacteria, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of Romanomermis culicivorax and Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s)
Galloway, T. D.; Goettel, M. S.; Boisvert, M.; Boisvert, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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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">Leptinotarsa decemlineata</i> (Say), Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

This chapter focuses on Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) attacking potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomogenous fungus (Beauveria bassiana), entomopathogenic bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis)...

Author(s)
Cloutier, C.; Boiteau, G.; Goettel, M. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter