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Cover for Action of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Eucalyptus</i> snout beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gonipterus platensis</i> (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae.

Author(s)
Horta, A. B.; Jordan, C.; Ribeiro, M. F.; Lemos, M. V. F.; Desidério, J. A.; Wilcken, C. F.
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">Trichoplusia ni</i> Hübner, cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

This chapter presents information on the status of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies on this pest, review of the application of biological control in these programmes (using bacteria, viruses and predatory insects), an...

Author(s)
Erlandson, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosimulium</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Simulium</i> spp., black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae).

This chapter focuses on black flies attacking humans and livestock in Canada (Prosimulium and Simulium spp.), and provides an overview of the entomogenous fungi (Tolypocladium cylindrosporum), entomophilic nematodes (Gastromermis viridis, Isomermis wisconsinensis and Mesomermis flumenalis) and...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Boisvert, M.; Boisvert, J.; Colbo, M. H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acleris gloverana</i> (Walshingham), western blackheaded budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on western blackheaded budworm (Acleris gloverana) attacking Tsuga, Picea, Abies and Pseudotsuga spp. in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and entomopathogens (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk) products Dipel, Foray 48B...

Author(s)
Otvos, I. S.; Conder, N.; Heppner, D. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aedes</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Culiseta</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Culex</i> spp., mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).

This chapter focuses on mosquitoes affecting humans and livestock in Canada (Aedes, Culiseta and Culex spp.), and provides an overview of their biological control using nematodes, fungi and bacteria, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of Romanomermis culicivorax and Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s)
Galloway, T. D.; Goettel, M. S.; Boisvert, M.; Boisvert, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Orgyia leucostigma</i> (J.E. Smith), whitemarked tussock moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).

This chapter focuses on whitemarked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma) attacking balsam fir (Abies balsamea), and provides an overview of the biological control agents, entomopathogens (fungi, bacteria and viruses) that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of ...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. 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">Stomoxys calcitrans</i> (L.), stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) attacking cattle in confined rearing facilities and humans in recreational areas in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness...

Author(s)
Lysyk, T. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthogaleruca luteola</i> (Müller), elm leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

This chapter focuses on elm leaf beetle (Xanthogaleruca luteola) [Pyrrhalta luteola] attacking elms (Ulmus spp.) in Canada, and provides an overview of the entomopathogenic bacteria, entomophilic nematodes, predators and parasitoids that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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