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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cynoglossum officinale</i> (L.), houndstongue (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Boraginaceae</i>).

Houndstongue, C. officinale (Boraginaceae), is an invasive biennial or short-lived perennial of Eurasian origin that has been a problem particularly on rangelands in the southern interior of British Columbia and south-western Alberta in Canada. This chapter presents information on the status of the ...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Forficula auricularia</i> L., European earwig (Dermaptera: Forficulidae).

This chapter focuses on European earwig (Forficula auricularia) infesting vegetable and flower gardens in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents and parasitoids (Triarthria setipennis and Ocytata pallipes) that have been used to date for its management, the release of T....

Author(s)
Kuhlmann, U.; Sarazin, M. J.; O'Hara, J. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myriophyllum spicatum</i> L., Eurasian water milfoil (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haloragaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Eurasian water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), often the most severe among the unwanted or nuisance plants in British Columbia, Canada, causing various problems through excessive growth. It provides an overview of the insects (including Triaenodes tarda and Cricotopus...

Author(s)
Ring, R. A.; Winchester, N. N.; MacRae, I. V.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ulex europaeus</i> L., gorse (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fabaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on gorse (Ulex europaeus), a noxious weed found in British Columbia, Canada, at low elevations in the coastal western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), coastal Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and provides an overview of the vertebrates (goats and sheep), insects, mites and...

Author(s)
Prasad, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura occidentalis</i> Freeman, western spruce budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis occurring on Pseudotsuga menziesii in British Columbia, Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, viruses (Nucleopolyhedrovirus (NPV) and Granulovirus (GV)) and bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s)
Otvos, I. S.; Conder, N.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dendroctonus ponderosae</i> Hopkins, mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).

This chapter focuses on mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, attacking lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (competitors (Ips pini and Ips latidens), predators (Enoclerus sphegeus, Enoclerus lecontei and ...

Author(s)
Safranyik, L.; Shore, T. L.; Moeck, H. A.; Whitney, H. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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