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Cover for Biological control programmes in Canada, 1981-2000.

This book summarizes the biological control programmes in Canada since 1981. The book includes three chapters on the relationships of invasive species, pesticides and taxonomy to biological control, and contains sections on insects and mites (55 chapters, including crop pests, forest pests, public...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Huber, J. T.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chrysops</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hybomitra</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tabanus</i> spp., horse and deer flies (Diptera: Tabanidae).

This chapter focuses on the horse and deer flies infesting humans and livestock in Canada (Chrysops, Hybomitra and Tabanus spp.), and provides an overview of their biological control using predators, fungi, parasitoids (including Villa lateralis, Trichopria tabanivora, Diglochis occidentalis, ...

Author(s)
Iranpour, M.; Galloway, T. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Eriosoma americanum</i> (Riley), woolly elm aphid (Homoptera: Pemphigidae).

This chapter focuses on woolly elm aphid Eriosoma americanum attacking Amelanchier alnifolia and Ulmus americana in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomogenous fungi and entomophilic nematodes) that have been used to date for its management, and the evaluation of ...

Author(s)
Fry, K. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hoplocampa testudinea</i> (Klug), European apple sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae).

This chapter focuses on European apple sawfly (Hoplocampa testudinea) infesting apples (Malus domestica) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (entomophilic nematodes (Steinernema carpocapsae, Steinernema feltiae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora) and parasitoids (...

Author(s)
Vincent, C.; Babendreier, D.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musca domestica</i> L., house fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on house flies (Musca domestica) breeding in rotting organic matter associated with human habitation and livestock confinements (poultry houses, swine barns, cattle feed lots and dairies) and thereby serving as disease vectors in Canada. It provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Lysyk, T. J.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Galloway, T. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Strobilomyia neanthracina</i> Michelsen and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. appalachensis</i> Michelsen, spruce cone maggots (Diptera: Anthomyiidae).

This chapter focuses on white spruce cone maggot (Strobilomyia neanthracina) and black spruce cone maggot (Strobilomyia appalachensis) attacking spruce (Picea spp.) in both natural stands and seed orchards in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids, predators, entomophilic nematodes and ...

Author(s)
Sweeney, J. D.; Brockerhoff, E. G.; Kenis, M.; Turgeon, J. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthogaleruca luteola</i> (Müller), elm leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

This chapter focuses on elm leaf beetle (Xanthogaleruca luteola) [Pyrrhalta luteola] attacking elms (Ulmus spp.) in Canada, and provides an overview of the entomopathogenic bacteria, entomophilic nematodes, predators and parasitoids that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of...

Author(s)
Thurston, G. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Zeiraphera canadensis</i> Mutuura and Freeman, spruce bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on spruce bud moth (Zeiraphera canadensis) attacking white spruce (Picea glauca) in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids (including Phaeogenes osculator and Trichogramma minutum) and entomopathogens (e.g. Steinernema carpocapsae) that have been used for its...

Author(s)
West, R. J.; Kenis, M.; Bourchier, R. S.; Smith, S. M.; Butt, G. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bradysia</i> spp., fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae).

This chapter focuses on fungus gnats (Bradysia spp.) attacking bedding plants, ornamentals, greenhouse vegetables, tree seedlings and flower crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, predatory mites (Hypoaspis spp.), predatory insects (Atheta coriaria), bacteria (...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Carney, V.; Teerling, C.; Shipp, J. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura rosaceana</i> (Harris), obliquebanded leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on obliquebanded leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana) occurring on raspberry (Rubus spp.), apple (Malus domestica), pear (Pyrus communis), cherry (Prunus spp.), filbert (Corylus avellana) and other deciduous trees and bushes in Canada. It provides an overview of the biological...

Author(s)
Li, S. Y.; Fitzpatrick, S. M.; Hueppelsheuser, T.; Cossentine, J. E.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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