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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythrum salicaria</i> L., purple loosestrife (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lythraceae</i>).

Purple loosestrife, L. salicaria, is an invasive wetland perennial of Eurasian origin that occurs in all Canadian provinces. Biological control is an important strategy for its long-term management. This chapter presents information on the weed status in Canada, followed by a comprehensive...

Author(s)
Corrigan, J.; Gillespie, D. R.; Clerck-Floate, R. de; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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">Centaurea diffusa</i> Lamarck, diffuse knapweed, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea stoebe</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">micranthos</i> (S.G. Gmel. ex Gugler) Hayek, spotted knapweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter describes the status of biological control projects in Canada for the management of diffuse knotweed (C. diffusa) and spotted knapweed (C. stoebe subsp. micranthos).

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Hezewijk, B. H. van
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulus arvensis</i> L., field bindweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Convolvulaceae</i>).

The defoliating moth Tyta luctuosa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the gall mite Aceria malherbae (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) have been released against the field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis in Canada, but only A. malherbae is known to be established. This chapter presents a brief information on...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cynoglossum officinale</i> (L.), houndstongue (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Boraginaceae</i>).

Houndstongue, C. officinale (Boraginaceae), is an invasive biennial or short-lived perennial of Eurasian origin that has been a problem particularly on rangelands in the southern interior of British Columbia and south-western Alberta in Canada. This chapter presents information on the status of the ...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia esula</i> L., leafy spurge (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbiaceae</i>).

The primary focus of the leafy spurge biological control project in Canada since 2000 has been: (i) characterization of the relative abundance of Aphthona spp. in recently established and historical populations; (ii) understanding the impact and spread of the Aphthona spp.; and (iii) operational...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Hezewijk, B. H. van
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria dalmatica</i> (L.) Miller, Dalmatian toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica [L. genistifolia subsp. dalmatica], introduced to eastern North America from Europe at the turn of the 19th century, now occurs widely in Canada and the USA. Of the five insect agents tested and intentionally introduced for L. dalmatica biological control in...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; Turner, S. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Linaria vulgaris</i> Mill., yellow toadflax (Plantaginaceae).

Yellow toadflax, L. vulgaris, is a herbaceous perennial native to Europe and northern Asia, which arrived with the first European colonists to eastern North America in the mid-1700s. Beginning in the mid-1800s, it quickly spread throughout temperate North America, where it is now an invader of...

Author(s)
Clerck-Floate, R. A. de; McClay, A. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter

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