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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Setaria viridis</i> (L.) Beauvois, green foxtail (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Poaceae</i>).

Green foxtail, Setaria viridis, is distributed in all Canadian provinces but is most abundant in the prairies. This chapter presents information on the weed status in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the application of biological control using pathogenic ...

Author(s)
Boyetchko, S. M.; Peng, G.; Hynes, R. K.; Bastide, P. Y. de la
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reproductive parasites: symbiotic bacteria for potential use in biological control.

Symbiotic bacteria increasingly are being recognized for their profound and diverse effects on the survival and reproduction of their arthropod hosts. This has increased interest in the potential application of these bacteria in biological control programmes. This chapter provides an overview for...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Kyei-Poku, G. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i> (Burrill) Winslow <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, fire blight (Enterobacteriaceae).

This chapter describes the pest status of fire blight (E. amylovora) in Canada and presents an overview of biological control projects for the management of this pathogen.

Author(s)
Svircev, A. M.; Boulé, J.; Sholberg, P.; Castle, A. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptomyces scabies</i> Lambert and Loria, common scab or potato scab (Streptomycetaceae), and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Verticillium dahliae</i> Klebahn, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Verticillium albo-atrum</i> Reinke and Berthhold, verticillium wilt (Plectosphaerellaceae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control (through the application of microbial agents and organic soil amendments) of S. scabies [S. scabiei], Verticillium dahliae and V. albo-atrum in Canada.

Author(s)
Abbasi, P. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas euvesicatoria</i> Jones <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas perforans</i> Jones <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas vesicatoria</i> (ex Doidge) Vauterin <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas gardneri</i> (ex Šutič) Jones <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, bacterial spot of tomato and pepper (Xanthomonadaceae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control of X. euvesicatoria, X. perforans, X. vesicatoria and X. gardneri (bacterial spot of tomato and pepper [Capsicum sp.]) in Canada.

Author(s)
Cuppels, D. A.; Abbasi, P. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phyto-pathogens and soil nutrients shape biological control of invasive mealybugs in Asia's cassava crops.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.
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">Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria</i> (Guenée), hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).

This chapter focuses on hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria) occurring on balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki; Btk)) that have been used to...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van; West, R. J.; Kenis, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mamestra configurata</i> Walker, bertha armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This book chapter reviews updated knowledge of the biological control of the bertha armyworm, Mamestra configurata Walker (Lepidoptera: Noctudidae), a polyphagous insect that is one of the major insect pests of canola, Brassica napus L. and B. rapa L. in Canada. The chapter examines the progress...

Author(s)
Erlandson, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biological control programmes in Canada, 1981-2000.

This book summarizes the biological control programmes in Canada since 1981. The book includes three chapters on the relationships of invasive species, pesticides and taxonomy to biological control, and contains sections on insects and mites (55 chapters, including crop pests, forest pests, public...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Huber, J. T.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mamestra configurata</i> Walker, bertha armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This chapter focuses on bertha armyworm (Mamestra configurata) occurring on rape (Brassica napus [Brassica napus var. oleifera]), Brassica rapa [Brassica campestris], flax (Linum usitatissimum), sweet clover (Melilotus spp.) and lucerne (Medicago sativa) in Canada, and provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Turnock, W. J.; Erlandson, M. A.; Kuhlmann, U.; Braun, L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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