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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
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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
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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhizoctonia solani</i> Kühn (anamorphic state of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thanatephorus cucumeris</i> (A.B. Frank) Donk), damping-off, root and crown rot, blight, leaf spot, stem canker and tuber scurf (Ceratobasidiaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of R. solani (Thanatephorus cucumeris) in Canada.

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Hynes, R. K.; Sabaratnam, 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">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

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