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Cover for Discussion.

This chapter discusses and summarizes the introductions and releases of exotic invertebrate biological control agents (IBCAs; including predatory arthropod, parasitoid and phytophagous species) in Europe for the biological control of insect pests and weeds. The challenge in the future for the...

Author(s)
Gerber, E.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390790)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Brief history of the main published works on the mites of economic plants.

This chapter focuses on the main works on economic acarology and the importance of basic knowledge in the intervention that is applied is highlighted by references that are included on systematic and taxonomic aspects. The discussion is arranged by geographic area, i.e. the Mediterranean region...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exotic insect biocontrol agents released in Europe.

This chapter provides information on the release of natural enemies and biological control agents (which include predatory insects and parasitoids) for the management of 54 known insect pests and some unspecified aphids, scale insects, moths, coccidae and other insect targets in Europe.

Author(s)
Gerber, E.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390790)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter introduces the contents of this review, which provides an overview of all documented releases of exotic (non-European) invertebrate biological control agents into the environment in Europe and summarizes key information on the target species as well as on the biological control agent...

Author(s)
Gerber, E.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390790)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rootstock development.

This chapter deal with almond rootstock development. The most important traits of an almond rootstock are described, which are categorized into five groups: (i) nursery characteristics; (ii) graft compatibility; (iii) orchard characteristics; (iv) resistance to biotic (such as diseases, nematodes...

Author(s)
Rubio-Cabetas, M. J.; Felipe, A. J.; Reighard, G. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Review of invertebrate biological control agents introduced into Europe.

This review provides an overview of all documented releases of exotic (non-European) invertebrate biological control agents (IBCAs) into the environment in Europe and summarizes key information on the target species as well as on the biological control agent released. It is an update of A Review of ...

Author(s)
Gerber, E.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390790)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for European insect biocontrol agents released in Europe.

This chapter presents the European insect biological control agents released in Europe for the control of Adelges piceae syn. Dreyfusia piceae (Laricobius erichsonii [L. erichsoni] and Scymnus impexus), Diaspidiotus perniciosus (Encarsia fasciata), Dociostaurus maroccanus (Cytherea obscura,...

Author(s)
Gerber, E.; Schaffner, U.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390790)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change effects on agricultural insect pests in Europe.

In this chapter, we will discuss observations of climate change effects on agricultural pests in Europe, the possible mechanisms behind these observed effects and finally delve into more detail through some relatively well studied model species (the Colorado potato beetle and the rape beetle)....

Author(s)
Lindström, L.; Lehmann, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Abiotic factors, climatic variability and forest insect pests.

Abiotic factors have both direct and indirect effects on insects. This chapter focuses on the direct effects of abiotic factors, especially temperature, on insects with different life histories. We draw examples from forest insect pests, mainly from temperate and boreal regions. We also illustrate...

Author(s)
Neuvonen, S.; Virtanen, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Eurasian spruce bark beetle: the role of climate.

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle is one of the major forest pests in Europe, capable of mass attacking and killing Norway spruce over extensive areas during outbreaks. Here, we review various aspects of its biology in relation to climatic variables. The aim of this review was to make predictions...

Author(s)
Økland, B.; Netherer, S.; Marini, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter

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