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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">Sonchus arvensis</i> L., perennial sow-thistle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on perennial sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis) that causes yield losses in soyabeans, dry edible beans and rapeseed in Canada, and provides an overview of the insects (Cystiphora sonchi, Tephritis dilacerata and Liriomyza sonchi) that have been tested for its management, and the...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; 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">Cirsium arvense</i> (L.) Scopoli, Canada thistle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) causing yield losses in barley, wheat, rape and lucerne in Canada, and provides an overview of the bacteria (Pseudomonas syringae pv. tagetis), fungi (including Alternaria cirsinoxia and Puccinia punctiformis) and insects (such as ...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Bourchier, R. S.; Butts, R. A.; Peschken, D. P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter