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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
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Forficula auricularia</i> L., European earwig (Dermaptera: Forficulidae).

This chapter focuses on European earwig (Forficula auricularia) infesting vegetable and flower gardens in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents and parasitoids (Triarthria setipennis and Ocytata pallipes) that have been used to date for its management, the release of T....

Author(s)
Kuhlmann, U.; Sarazin, M. J.; O'Hara, J. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura fumiferana</i> (Clemens), eastern spruce budworm (Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on eastern spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) attacking Picea glauca, Picea rubens, Picea mariana and Abies balsamea in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and entomopathogens (including fungi and protozoa, but most especially...

Author(s)
Smith, S. M.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van; Nealis, V. G.; Bourchier, R. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lymantria dispar</i> (L.), gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).

This chapter focuses on gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) occurring on broadleaf trees, particularly oaks (Quercus spp.), in Canada. It provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki), virus (nuclear polyhedrosis virus) and...

Author(s)
Nealis, V. G.; Carter, N.; Kenis, M.; Quednau, F. W.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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