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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sirex noctilio</i> Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae).

Since first detection of S. noctilio in Canada in 2005, there has been considerable debate about its potential impact in the country. This debate stems from its pest status elsewhere; in its native range in Eurasia and northern Africa S. noctilio is typically a secondary pest of Pinus spp....

Author(s)
Ryan, K.; Smith, S. M.; Turgeon, J. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vincetoxicum nigrum</i> (L.) Moench, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">V. rossicum</i> (Kleopow) Barbar., swallow-worts, dog strangling vine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apocynaceae</i>).

European populations of swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum nigrum and V. rossicum, have become established in northeastern North America, where there are no effective arthropod herbivores to suppress populations and deter further spread. The two species are now widely distributed along the Atlantic coast...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Weed, A.; Casagrande, R.; Gassmann, A.; Smith, S. M.; Cappuccino, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura fumiferana</i> (Clemens), eastern spruce budworm (Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on eastern spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) attacking Picea glauca, Picea rubens, Picea mariana and Abies balsamea in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and entomopathogens (including fungi and protozoa, but most especially...

Author(s)
Smith, S. M.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van; Nealis, V. G.; Bourchier, R. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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