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Cover for Engineering pest tolerance.

This chapter summarizes the ways in which genetic engineering has been used to improve the survival, growth, and defence against various pests of poplar (Populus spp.).

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General introduction.

This chapter discusses the importance of insects (including biological control agents and those that attack field, forest and orchard, domesticated animals and man), as well as their size and taxonomy in relation to physiology and ecology. The function of insect stages is described and the role of...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thuja</i> L.

This chapter discusses the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; yield; timber and uses; and place of western red cedar (Thuja plicata...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing forest health.

This chapter discusses how to manage forest health. It is established that posing the most serious and widespread threats to oak forests are the gypsy moth, oak decline, oak wilt, rapid white oak mortality, sudden oak death and herbivory by deer. The chapter includes discussions of the symptoms and ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transcriptomics in entomological research.

This book introduces transcriptomics and presents an array of its uses in entomology, past and present. It starts with a thorough introduction to how transcriptomics works, its history, and some of its broad-stroke uses in insect science (Chapter 1). This chapter is followed by an exhaustively...

Author(s)
Shelomi, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Brazil.

Classical biological control attempts from 1921 to 1944 were not effective. During the 1960s, an important success was obtained by controlling the rhodesgrass scale in thousands of hectares of pastures with an introduced parasitoid. Also biocontrol of wheat aphids by introduction of parasitoids and ...

Author(s)
Bueno, V. H. P.; Parra, J. R. P.; Bettiol, W.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Chile.

The first introduction of a predator of olive black scale in 1903 marked the start of biocontrol in Chile. In 1915 the Ministry of Agriculture began a programme of introduction of beneficial organisms and since then approximately 200 species of beneficial insects have been introduced into the...

Author(s)
Barra-Bucarei, L.; Moreno, L. D.; Iglesias, A. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Uruguay.

The first reported case of biological control in Uruguay was an attempt to import the parasitoid Encarsia berlesei from Italy to manage the white peach scale in 1912, which failed due to high mortality during the long boat trip. Later introduction of the same parasitoid (in 1913) and the predator ...

Author(s)
Basso, C.; Ribeiro, A.; Cibils, X.; Chiaravalle, W.; Punschke, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What olfactometer tests were able to tell us about non-target risk that no-choice and choice tests could not.

Author(s)
Avila, G. A.; Withers, T. M.; Holwell, G. I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Impacts of North American native and introduced natural enemies on population dynamics of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Author(s)
Duan, J. J.; Bauer, L. S.; Driesche, R. G. van
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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