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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Orgyia leucostigma</i> (J.E. Smith), whitemarked tussock moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).

This chapter focuses on whitemarked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma) attacking balsam fir (Abies balsamea), and provides an overview of the biological control agents, entomopathogens (fungi, bacteria and viruses) that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of ...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. 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">Xanthogaleruca luteola</i> (Müller), elm leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

This chapter focuses on elm leaf beetle (Xanthogaleruca luteola) [Pyrrhalta luteola] attacking elms (Ulmus spp.) in Canada, and provides an overview of the entomopathogenic bacteria, entomophilic nematodes, predators and parasitoids that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. 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">Neodiprion abietis</i> (Harris), balsam fir sawfly (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae).

This chapter focuses on balsam fir sawfly (Neodiprion abietis) occurring on white fir (Abies concolor), balsam fir (Abies balsamea), white spruce (Picea glauca) and black spruce (Picea mariana) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids (Cirrospilus and ...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. 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">Pikonema alaskensis</i> (Rohwer), yellowheaded spruce sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae).

This chapter focuses on yellowheaded spruce sawfly (Pikonema alaskensis) attacking Picea spp. in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids (Trichogramma minutum and Trichogramma platneri), entomophilic nematodes (Steinernema feltiae) and entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter