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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium graminearum</i> Schwabe (teleomorph <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gibberella zeae</i> (Schwein.) Petch.), Fusarium head blight disease (Nectriaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance of Fusarium head blight (FHB; F. graminearum [Gibberella zeae]) in Canada, and provides an overview of crop breeding for FHB resistance, and of chemical and biological control methods for FHB management in the region.

Author(s)
He JianWei; Boland, G. J.; Zhou Ting
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plasmodiophora brassicae</i> Woronin, clubroot of crucifers (Plasmodiophoraceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of P. brassicae causing clubroot of crucifers in Canada.

Author(s)
Peng, G.; Lahlali, R.; Hynes, R. K.; Boyetchko, S. M.; Gossen, B. D.; Hwang SheauFang; Pageau, D.; McDonald, M. R.; Strelkov, S. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Potential of entomopathogenic <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i> for control of forest and urban Lepidoptera in Georgia.

Author(s)
Burjanadze, M.; Supatashvili, A.; Arjevanidze, M.; Koridze, K.; Abramishvili, T.; Kunelauri, N.; Vachadze, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Diversity of entomopathogenic fungi from forest ecosystem of Georgia.

Author(s)
Koridze, K.; Burjanadze, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The rich tapestry of biological control targets and agents in sweetpotato production systems of Papua New Guinea.

Author(s)
Liu, J.; Wilson, B.; Guaf, T.; Wau, W.; Komolong, B.; Sar, S.; Dotoana, R.; Jeffery, Y.; Sirabis, W.; Akkinapally, R.; Fujinuma, R.; Kirchhoff, G.; Agiwa, A.; Geno, R.; Culas, R.; Brown, P.; Bang, S.; Gurr, G. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Bioassay and scanning electron microscopic observations reveal high virulence of entomopathogenic fungus, on the onion maggot.

Author(s)
Lei, Z.; Wang, H.; Wu, S.; Li, L.; Zhang, H.
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">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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Synanthedon myopaeformis</i> (Borkhausen), apple clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).

This chapter presents information on the status of the apple clearwing moth, Synanthedon myopaeformis in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies on this pest, review of the application of biological control in these programmes (using predators, parasitoids, fungi and...

Author(s)
Cossentine, J.; Aurelian, V. M.; Judd, G. J. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malva pusilla</i> Smith, round-leaved mallow (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malvaceae</i>).

Round-leaved mallow, Malva pusilla (also called M. rotundifolia), is native to Eurasia, occurs throughout Canada, and is especially a problem in western Canada. It was the target of Canada's first registered bioherbicide, a conidial preparation of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp. malvae. This...

Author(s)
Hildebrand, P. D.; Konoff, C.; Jensen, K. I. N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taraxacum officinale</i> F.H. Wigg, dandelion (Asteraceae).

This chapter presents information on the status of dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the application of biological control to manage this weed (using insects and pathogenic fungi), an evaluation of the biological...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Bailey, K. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter

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