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Cover for Management of Asian citrus psyllid in California.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, was first detected in southern California (USA) in 2008 and the putative causal bacterium of huanglongbing (HLB), 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus', was first found in a single residential tree in 2012. Studies of insecticide efficacy for ACP control...

Author(s)
Grafton-Cardwell, E. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benefits of pre-release population genetics: a case study using <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psyttalia lounsburyi</i>, a biocontrol agent of the olive fruit fly in California.

Author(s)
Bon, M. C.; Smith, L.; Daane, K. M.; Pickett, C.; Wang, X.; Blanchet, A.; Chardonnet, F.; Guermache, F.; Hoelmer, K. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Biological control of olive fruit fly in California - release, establishment and impact of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psyttalia lounsburyi</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psyttalia humilis</i>.

Author(s)
Daane, K. M.; Wang, X. G.; Pickett, C. P.; Blanchet, A.; Nieto, D.; Hoelmer, K. A.; Bon, M. C.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Orchard pesticides and natural enemies: lessons from the lab and field.

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Evaluation of six-spotted thrips, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scolothrips sexmaculatus</i>, for biological control of spider mites in California almonds.

Author(s)
Haviland, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Digital governance in urban entomology: an innovative approach.

Site-specific inspections and accurate problem identification are critical steps before pest control measures are applied, and this knowledge is important for the success of an integrated pest management (IPM) programme. Besides knowledge of pest biology, structural IPM professionals must...

Author(s)
Duggal, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management and introduction to IPM case studies.

This chapter introduces the concepts and potential of integrated pest management (IPM), pointing out that it originated in California with work on aphids, and the IPM case studies in the succeeding chapters. It defines IPM as the use of multiple control measures, states the golden rules of IPM, and ...

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998190)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Boll weevil eradication: an areawide pest management effort.

This chapter describes an areawide pest management effort for the cotton boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis; the most costly insect pest in the history of American agriculture) eradication in the USA (including North Carolina and South Carolina, California, Arizona and north-western Mexico, Alabama,...

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular and ecological differentiation of species and species interactions across large geographic regions: California and the Pacific Northwest.

The geographical patterns of molecular and ecological differentiation in the interaction between Greya politella moths and their host plants (Lithophragma and Heuchera) in western North America are discussed. The interactions in the context of molecular differentiation patterns in other taxa across ...

Author(s)
Thompson, J. N.; Calsbeek, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998121)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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