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Cover for Introduction to FAO guide: classical biological control of insect pests in forestry: a practical guide.

Author(s)
Colombari, F.; Hurley, B.; Kenis, M.; Lawson, S. A.; Sathyapala, S.; Sun, J.; Wilcken, R. W. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria</i> (Guenée), hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).

This chapter focuses on hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria) occurring on balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki; Btk)) that have been used to...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van; West, R. J.; Kenis, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lymantria dispar</i> (L.), gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).

This chapter focuses on gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) occurring on broadleaf trees, particularly oaks (Quercus spp.), in Canada. It provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki), virus (nuclear polyhedrosis virus) and...

Author(s)
Nealis, V. G.; Carter, N.; Kenis, M.; Quednau, F. W.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acantholyda erythrocephala</i> (L.), pine false webworm (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae).

This chapter focuses on pine false webworm (Acantholyda erythrocephala) attacking Pinus spp. in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents and parasitoids that have been used to date for its management, the release of the larval parasitoid Myxexoristops hertingi, and the...

Author(s)
Lyons, D. B.; Kenis, M.; Bourchier, R. 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">Pissodes strobi</i> (Peck), white pine weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

This chapter focuses on white pine weevil (Pissodes strobi) attacking eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), jack pine (Pinus banksiana) and Norway spruce (Picea abies) in Canada, and provides an overview of the predators (Lonchaea corticis) and parasitoids (Eubazus spp.) that have been tested for its ...

Author(s)
Hulme, M. A.; Kenis, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Strobilomyia neanthracina</i> Michelsen and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. appalachensis</i> Michelsen, spruce cone maggots (Diptera: Anthomyiidae).

This chapter focuses on white spruce cone maggot (Strobilomyia neanthracina) and black spruce cone maggot (Strobilomyia appalachensis) attacking spruce (Picea spp.) in both natural stands and seed orchards in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids, predators, entomophilic nematodes and ...

Author(s)
Sweeney, J. D.; Brockerhoff, E. G.; Kenis, M.; Turgeon, J. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Zeiraphera canadensis</i> Mutuura and Freeman, spruce bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on spruce bud moth (Zeiraphera canadensis) attacking white spruce (Picea glauca) in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids (including Phaeogenes osculator and Trichogramma minutum) and entomopathogens (e.g. Steinernema carpocapsae) that have been used for its...

Author(s)
West, R. J.; Kenis, M.; Bourchier, R. S.; Smith, S. M.; Butt, G. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cydia strobilella</i> (L.), spruce seed moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on spruce seed moth, Cydia strobilella, infesting Picea spp., including Picea glauca, Picea engelmannii, Picea sitchensis, Picea mariana, Picea rubens and Picea pungens in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, entomopathogens (fungi and bacteria)...

Author(s)
Brockerhoff, E. G.; Kenis, M.; Turgeon, J. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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