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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulus arvensis</i> L., field bindweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulaceae</i>).

The defoliating moth Tyta luctuosa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the gall mite Aceria malherbae (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) have been released against the field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis in Canada, but only A. malherbae is known to be established. This chapter presents a brief information on...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Mill., yellow toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Yellow toadflax, L. vulgaris, is a herbaceous perennial native to Europe and northern Asia, which arrived with the first European colonists to eastern North America in the mid-1700s. Beginning in the mid-1800s, it quickly spread throughout temperate North America, where it is now an invader of...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; McClay, A. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulus arvensis</i> L., field bindweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), a weed of cropland, a prohibited noxious weed under the Canada Seeds Act, and a noxious weed under the provincial Weed Control Acts of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. It provides an overview of the fungi (...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Miller, yellow toadflax (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scrophulariaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) causing serious problem in fields of strawberries and raspberries in orchards and in some fields of lucerne in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (including Brachypterolus pulicarius, Mecinus janthinus, Calophasia lunula and ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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">Silene vulgaris</i> (Moench) Garcke, bladder campion (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Caryophyllaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on bladder campion (Silene vulgaris), a primary noxious weed under the Canada Seeds Act found in roadsides, gravel pits and waste places in Canada, and provides an overview of the insect (Cassida azurea) and fungal (Uromyces behenis) candidates for its management, and the...

Author(s)
Peschken, D. P.; McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Galium spurium</i> L., false cleavers, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">G. aparine</i> L., cleavers (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rubiaceae</i>).

In Canada, one arthropod biological control agent, the gall mite Cecidophyes rouhollahi (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae), has been approved for release against Galium spurium and G. aparine. This chapter presents information on status of these weeds in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tanacetum vulgare</i> L., common tansy (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Common tansy, Tanacetum vulgare, is a vigorous, strongly aromatic perennial, native to Europe. It was introduced into North America as a medicinal and culinary herb, and escaped from cultivation over 200 years ago. This chapter presents information on the status of the weed in Canada, followed by a ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Gassmann, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leucanthemum vulgare</i> Lam., oxeye daisy (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter presents information on the status of oxeye daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies and review of the use of biological control in these programmes. To date, no biological control agents have been released in Canada or the USA. ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Stutz, S.; Schaffner, U.
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

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