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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Brazil.

Classical biological control attempts from 1921 to 1944 were not effective. During the 1960s, an important success was obtained by controlling the rhodesgrass scale in thousands of hectares of pastures with an introduced parasitoid. Also biocontrol of wheat aphids by introduction of parasitoids and ...

Author(s)
Bueno, V. H. P.; Parra, J. R. P.; Bettiol, W.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thaumastocoris peregrinus</i> (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Eucalyptus</i> plantations in Brazil: an update.

Author(s)
Wilcken, C. F.; Barbosa, L. R.; Velozo, S. M.; Becchi, L. K.; Junqueira, L. R.; Sá, L. A. N. de; Zanuncio, J. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Plant Sciences Reviews 2011.

Plant Sciences Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in plant sciences published during 2011.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640150)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control for insect pests in greenhouses: an unexpected success.

Crop protection in greenhouses became strongly chemically oriented in the 1950s. Rapid development of pesticide resistance initiated a search for alternatives. Presently, in greenhouse vegetables of northern Europe, most arthropod problems can be solved without the use of pesticides. This is the...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A nucleopolyhedrovirus for control of the velvetbean caterpillar in Brazilian soybeans.

Implementation of an IPM project in Brazil to control the velvetbean caterpillar in soyabean presented a unique opportunity to take advantage of a naturally occurring nucleopolyhedrosis virus against the pest. This is the story of the discovery and implementation of this virus, which is presently...

Author(s)
Moscardi, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 2: methodologies for assessing Bt cotton in Brazil.

Many international forums have identified the need for comprehensive, scientific methods for the pre-release testing and post-release monitoring of transgenic plants to ensure their environmental safety and sustainable use. In response to this requirement, the International Project on GMO...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance risks of Bt cotton and their management in Brazil.

This chapter focuses primarily on risk analysis prior to any field release of transgenic plants and addresses the risk that Lepidopteran pests associated with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton may evolve resistance to Bt proteins in Brazil. It lays out a simple procedure for identifying the target ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Omoto, C.; Maia, A. H.; Waquil, J. M.; Caprio, M.; Okech, M. A.; Cia, E.; Nguyen Huu Huan; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for IPM case studies: cotton.

This chapter presents the biological and ecological characteristics of Aphis gossypii, its infestation of cotton crop, its damage and economic importance. Some advantages and disadvantages of A. gossypii control strategies (chemical, cultural, biological and integrated control and use of pest...

Author(s)
Deguine, J. P.; Vaissayre, M.; Leclant, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998190)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-target and biodiversity impacts on non-target herbivorous pests.

This chapter illustrates the particular application of the scientific methodology (used during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) supporting the risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity to nontarget herbivores in Brazil. The steps in the methodology (i.e. species selection, listing ...

Author(s)
Sujii, E. R.; Lövei, G. L.; Sétamou, M.; Silvie, P.; Fernandes, M. G.; Dubois, G. S. J.; Almeida, R. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter

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