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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aculops lycopersici</i> (Massee), tomato russet mite (Acari: Eriophyidae).

This chapter focuses on tomato russet mite, Aculops lycopersici, and provides an overview of its occurrence on tomato, as well as nightshade (Solanum spp.) and petunia (Artemisia jussieana) in Canada, the biological control agents (predatory mites and insects) that are commercially available to...

Author(s)
Shipp, J. L.; Gillespie, D. R.; Ferguson, G. 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">Aphis gossypii</i> Glover, melon/cotton aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aulacorthum solani</i> (Kaltenbach), foxglove aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Macrosiphum euphorbiae</i> (Thomas), potato aphid, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myzus persicae</i> (Sulzer), green peach aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).

This chapter focuses on melon/cotton aphid (Aphis gossypii), foxglove aphid (Aulacorthum solani), potato aphid (Macrosiphum euphorbiae) and green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), providing an overview of their occurrence in greenhouse crops (including fruit, vegetable, flower and spice crops) across...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Shipp, J. L.; Raworth, D. A.; Foottit, R. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Echinothrips americanus</i> (Morgan), <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Frankliniella occidentalis</i> (Pergande), western flower thrips, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thrips tabaci</i> Lindeman, onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae).

This chapter focuses on Echinothrips americanus, western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) occurring on greenhouse crops (e.g. cucumber, pepper, poinsettia and tomato) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (predators and...

Author(s)
Shipp, J. L.; Gillespie, D. R.; Fry, K. M.; Ferguson, G. 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">Keiferia lycopersicella</i> (Walsingham), tomato pinworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).

This chapter focuses on tomato pinworm (Keiferia lycopersicella) attacking tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids (Apanteles dignus, Horogenes [Diadegma] blackburni, Parahormius pallidipes, Trichogramma pretiosum and ...

Author(s)
Shipp, J. L.; Ferguson, G. M.; Hunt, D. W. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bradysia</i> spp., fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae).

This chapter focuses on fungus gnats (Bradysia spp.) attacking bedding plants, ornamentals, greenhouse vegetables, tree seedlings and flower crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, predatory mites (Hypoaspis spp.), predatory insects (Atheta coriaria), bacteria (...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Carney, V.; Teerling, C.; Shipp, J. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trialeurodes vaporariorum</i> (Westwood), greenhouse whitefly, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bemisia tabaci</i> (Gennadius), sweetpotato whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).

This chapter focuses on greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) and sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) attacking greenhouse vegetables (e.g. Lycopersicon esculentum, Capsicum annuum, Cucumis sativus and Lactuca sativa) and ornamental crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Raworth, D. A.; Gillespie, D. R.; Shipp, J. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoplusia</i> ni Hübner, cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This chapter focuses on cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni) attacking greenhouse vegetables (including cucumber, lettuce, pepper and tomato) in Canada, and provides an overview of the predators (Podisus maculiventris, Dicyphus hesperus and Orius spp.) and parasitoids (Trichogramma pretiosum and ...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Raworth, D. A.; Shipp, J. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter