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Cover for Biological control programmes in Canada 2001-2012.

This volume (71 chapters), the fifth in a series documenting biological control programmes in Canada, presents new information on specific insect, weed or plant diseases, some of which are updates of on-going studies on historical biological control projects while other chapters report on...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Gillespie, D. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regulation of biological control in Canada.

This chapter discusses the regulation of biological control of pests, diseases and weeds in Canada, providing information on pertinent legislation, and protocols for information management, and product review and registration.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Kabaluk, J. T.; Spencer, B.; Gillespie, D. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access and benefit sharing and biological control.

This chapter discusses the potential impact of international agreements on access and benefit sharing with regard to the collection and exchange of biological specimens for scientific study on the biological control of plant pests, diseases and weeds in Canada.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Brodeur, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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
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">Heterobasidion irregulare</i> Garbel. &amp; Otrosina, annosus root rot (Bondarzewiaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of H. irregulare (annosus root rot) of conifers in Canada.

Author(s)
Laflamme, G.; Dumas, M. T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi</i> (Reade) honey, mummy berry (Monilinia blight) (Sclerotiniaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of M. vaccinii-corymbosi (Monilinia blight) infecting blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum and V. angustifolium) in Canada.

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Hildebrand, P. D.; Langdon, D. H.; Boland, G. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pythium aphanidermatum</i> (Edson) Fitzpatrick and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pythium ultimum</i> Trow (Pythiaceae), seedling damping-off and root and crown rot.

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of P. aphanidermatum and P. ultimum causing seedling damping-off and root and crown rot diseases in young seedlings of several horticultural and vegetable crops in Canada.

Author(s)
Abbasi, P. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter

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