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Cover for Biological and chemical soil fumigation and pest and disease management comparisons in the Western Cape.

Brassica spp. are cultivated all over the world; commercial species include cabbage, broccoli, kale, kohlrabi and turnip. In this study the focus was on production of broccoli, Brassica oleracea, in the Western Cape province of South Africa and its economically important pests and diseases,...

Author(s)
Niekerk, A. van; Auerbach, R.; Lamprecht, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Investigating the complex gall community of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leptocybe invasa</i>.

Author(s)
Hurley, B. P.; Gevers, C.; Dittrich-Schröder, G.; Slippers, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resistance of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Busseola fusca</i> to Cry1Ab Bt maize plants in South Africa and challenges to insect resistance management in Africa.

The evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize by the African stem borer, Busseola fusca, in South Africa highlighted the importance of the development of appropriate integrated resistance management (IRM) strategies for stem borers in Africa. Landscape heterogeneity is...

Author(s)
Berg, J. van den; Campagne, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect resistance to genetically modified crops.

Crops genetically modified to produce crystal (Cry) toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for insect control can reduce reliance on conventional insecticides. Evolution of resistance to Bt toxins by insect populations is the primary threat to the continued success of this approach. Resistance of...

Author(s)
Tabashnik, B. E.; Carrière, Y.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of the Russian wheat aphid integrated control programme in South Africa.

This study was undertaken to describe the adoption and impact of the Russian wheat aphid (RWA) integrated control programme in the Central and Eastern Free State of South Africa. Rapid adoption of RWA-resistant cultivars has been demonstrated since their release in 1993. The area sown to the...

Author(s)
Marasas, C. N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management in South Africa.

This chapter covers agricultural policy and legislation, integrated pest management (IPM) research and practice, successful IPM implementation (citrus, deciduous fruit orchards, cereal stem borers, sugarcane, cotton, potato, wheat and forestry), and constraints in IPM implementation in South Africa.

Author(s)
Charleston, D. S.; Kfir, R.; Rensburg, N. J. van; Barnes, B. N.; Hattingh, V.; Conlong, D. E.; Visser, D.; Prinsloo, G. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Priorities in biopesticide research and development in developing countries: biopesticides series no. 2.

This chapter presents a case study of the development of a Metarhizium anisopliae-based biological insecticide for controlling locusts and grasshoppers, under the LUBILOSA (Lutte Biologique contre les Locusts et Sauteriaux) programme. This product was trademarked Green Muscle and was registered for ...

Author(s)
Harris, J.; Dent, D. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994796)
Type
Book chapter

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