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Cover for Arthropod and weed biological control: mutual benefits and common challenges.

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Cock, M. J. W.; Haye, T.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lepidium draba</i> L., <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L. chalepense</i> L., <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L. appelianum</i> Al-Shehbaz, hoary cresses (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicaceae</i>).

Hoary cresses or whitetops, Lepidium draba, L. chalepense and L. appelianum (Brassicaceae), are deep-rooted, clonal mustards that were introduced from Eurasia to North America in the 19th and early 20th centuries as contaminants in seed or in ballast. This chapter presents information on the status ...

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Bourchier, R. S.; Schwarzläder, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tripleurospermum inodorum</i> (L.) Sch. Bip., scentless chamomile (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Scentless chamomile, Tripleurospermum inodorum (=Matricaria perforata) is an annual or short-lived perennial plant of European origin that has become naturalized in Canada, and is a serious weed of disturbed and agricultural land in the prairie provinces. The seed weevil Omphalapion hookerorum (=...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Peng, G.; Bailey, K. L.; Hynes, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter