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Cover for Nematodes as biocontrol agents.

This book documents and illustrates the major developments in the use of nematodes for biological control of insects and slugs. It has seven parts covering the morphology and taxonomy of all nematode groups used as biological control agents; entomopathogenic nematodes; entomophilic nematodes;...

Author(s)
Grewal, P. S.; Ehlers, R. U.; Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nursery and tree application.

This paper assesses the current status of the biological control of pest problems in the nursery industry (including ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials) with entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) by (1) reviewing the results of pot and field tests and the key factors of success and failure of EPNs ...

Author(s)
Tol, R. W. H. M. van; Raupp, M. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Critical issues and research needs for expanding the use of nematodes in biological control.

This chapter discusses the factors (high product cost, limited product availability, sub-optimum ease of use, and sub-optimum efficacy) limiting the use of nematodes in the biological control of plant pests (insects, molluscs and plant parasitic nematodes) and soilborne fungal pathogens, and...

Author(s)
Grewal, P. S.; Ehlers, R. U.; Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Orchard applications.

This paper reviews the research on entomopathogenic nematode (EPN) control of pests of orchards. The efficacy of EPNs on: (1) lepidopteran and non-lepidopteran pests on apples, pears and stone fruits, (2) navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds and pistachios and pecan weevil (Curculio...

Author(s)
Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.; Duncan, L. W.; Lacey, L. A.; Han, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lawn, turfgrass and pasture applications.

This paper focuses on the application and efficacy of nematodes (e.g. Steinernema and Heterorhabditis spp.) against target pests (including white grubs, mole crickets, weevils, cutworms, webworms, armyworms, crane flies) in lawn, turfgrass and pastures. The factors affecting nematode efficacy and...

Author(s)
Grewal, P. S.; Koppenhöfer, A. M.; Choo, H. Y.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Glasshouse applications.

This paper focuses on the application of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in the greenhouses for the management of root and foliage-feeding insect pests. Appropriate conditions for soil application (i.e. application rate and method, potting media, target pest life stage, host plant, moisture and...

Author(s)
Tomalak, M.; Piggott, S.; Jagdale, G. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mushroom applications.

This paper discusses the mushroom cultivation processes, invertebrate pests of mushrooms, shortcomings of established insect control measures and focuses on the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in the biological control of mushroom pests. Factors affecting the efficacy of EPNs...

Author(s)
Jess, S.; Schweizer, H.; Kilpatrick, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forestry applications.

This paper provides an overview of the biology and control methods (including alternative control methods) of large pine weevil (Hylobius abietis) and focuses on the use of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) as its biological control agent. The susceptibility of large pine weevil at different life...

Author(s)
Torr, P.; Wilson, M. J.; Heritage, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Morphology and systematics of nematodes used in biocontrol.

This paper summarizes the latest information regarding the taxonomic status of nematode groups (including Steinernematidae, Aphelenchidae, Allantonematidae, Neotylenchidae, Rhabditidae, Heterorhabditidae, Mononchidae, Mermithidae, Dorylaimidae and Nygolaimidae) considered as biological control...

Author(s)
Stock, S. P.; Hunt, D. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applications for social insect control.

This paper examines and reviews literature pertaining to the impact, or potential impact of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) on eusocial insects that harm human, structures and plants. In particular, four groups of insects are considered in this paper: bees (Apidae), wasps (Vespidae), ants...

Author(s)
Gouge, D. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter

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