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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythrum salicaria</i> L., purple loosestrife (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythraceae</i>).

Purple loosestrife, L. salicaria, is an invasive wetland perennial of Eurasian origin that occurs in all Canadian provinces. Biological control is an important strategy for its long-term management. This chapter presents information on the weed status in Canada, followed by a comprehensive...

Author(s)
Corrigan, J.; Gillespie, D. R.; Clerck-Floate, R. de; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acrolepiopsis assectella</i> (Zeller), leek moth (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae).

Leek moth, Acrolepiopsis assectella (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae), native to Europe, is an invasive alien pest of Allium spp. This chapter presents information on the pest status in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies on this pest, review of the application of...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Jenner, W. H.; Brauner, A.; Kuhlmann, U.; 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">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">Linaria dalmatica</i> (L.) Miller, Dalmatian toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica [L. genistifolia subsp. dalmatica], introduced to eastern North America from Europe at the turn of the 19th century, now occurs widely in Canada and the USA. Of the five insect agents tested and intentionally introduced for L. dalmatica biological control in...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Turner, S. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Mill., yellow toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Yellow toadflax, L. vulgaris, is a herbaceous perennial native to Europe and northern Asia, which arrived with the first European colonists to eastern North America in the mid-1700s. Beginning in the mid-1800s, it quickly spread throughout temperate North America, where it is now an invader of...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; McClay, A. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive alien species and future biological control targets.

This chapter addresses the ever increasing threat of invasive alien species (IAS) and draws attention to the fact that the majority of the key insect, weed and plant disease pests of Canadian agriculture are considered to be exotic. They have been introduced accidentally in terms of arthropod and...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Native coccinellids and biological control: a positive partnership that can be threatened by the invasion of an alien species.

Author(s)
Grez, A. A.; Zaviezo, T.; González, C.; Soares, A. O.; Poch, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Old and new host-parasitoid associations: parasitism of the native African and invasive fruit flies species.

Author(s)
Mohamed, S. A.; Ekesi, S.; Wharton, R.; Lux, S. A.; Overholt, W. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Do invasive alien species affect diversity of local communities?

Author(s)
Kindlmann, P.; Honěk, A.; Martinková, Z.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agriotes</i> spp. L., wireworms and click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae).

Wireworms are the larval stage of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and, as a pest group, encompass around 20 species in Canada. European Agriotes spp. introduced to Canada during the period 1850-1900 have become major pests. This chapter presents information on the pest status in Canada,...

Author(s)
Kabaluk, T.; Janmaat, A.; Sheedy, C.; Goettel, M.; Noronha, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter

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