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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ambrosia artemisiifolia</i> L., common ragweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Common ragweed, A. artemisiifolia has rapidly become a serious agricultural weed, especially in vegetable crops grown in the muck soils of southwestern Quebec and Ontario, Canada. This chapter presents information on the pest status in the country, followed by a comprehensive background on previous ...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Teshler, M.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulus arvensis</i> L., field bindweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), a weed of cropland, a prohibited noxious weed under the Canada Seeds Act, and a noxious weed under the provincial Weed Control Acts of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, Canada. It provides an overview of the fungi (...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hoplocampa testudinea</i> (Klug), European apple sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae).

This chapter focuses on European apple sawfly (Hoplocampa testudinea) infesting apples (Malus domestica) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomophilic nematodes (Steinernema carpocapsae, Steinernema feltiae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora) and parasitoids (...

Author(s)
Vincent, C.; Babendreier, D.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mindarus abietinus</i> Koch, balsam twig aphid (Hemiptera: Mindaridae).

This chapter focuses on balsam twig aphid (Mindarus abietinus) attacking Abies balsamea and Picea glauca in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and predators that have been used to date for its management especially in Quebec, and the effectiveness of...

Author(s)
Cloutier, C.; Jean, C.
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

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