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Cover for Risks and benefits of accidental introductions of biological control agents in Canada.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Olfert, O. O.; Haye, T.; Gariepy, T. D.; Abram, P. K.; Gillespie, D. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and biological control in Canada.

This chapter discusses the possible effects of climate change on the ecology of invasive pests and their natural enemies in Canada, and describes the applications of climate modelling in studying range expansion of biological control agents and target pests.

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Olfert, O. O.; Cock, M. J. W.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sitodiplosis mosellana</i> (Géhin), orange wheat blossom midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae).

This chapter presents information on status of the orange wheat blossom midge, Sitodiplosis mosellana in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the use of biological control in these programmes, an evaluation of the biological control efforts and future needs...

Author(s)
Doane, J. F.; Olfert, O. O.; Elliott, R. H.; Hartley, S.; Meers, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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">Sitodiplosis mosellana</i> (Géhin), orange wheat blossom midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae).

This chapter focuses on orange wheat blossom midge (Sitodiplosis mosellana) attacking spring wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Canada, and provides an overview of the predators and parasitoids that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of these biological control agents. ...

Author(s)
Doane, J. F.; Braun, M. P.; Olfert, O. O.; Affolter, F.; Carl, K.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter