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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria</i> (Guenée), hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).

This chapter focuses on hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria) occurring on balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki; Btk)) that have been used to...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van; West, R. J.; Kenis, 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">Neodiprion sertifer</i> (Geoffroy), European pine sawfly, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">N. lecontei</i> (Fitch), redheaded pine sawfly (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae).

This chapter focuses on European pine sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) and redheaded pine sawfly (Neodiprion lecontei) attacking Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), red pine (Pinus resinosa) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana) in Canada, and provides an overview of the insect viruses that have been used for...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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">Acleris gloverana</i> (Walshingham), western blackheaded budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on western blackheaded budworm (Acleris gloverana) attacking Tsuga, Picea, Abies and Pseudotsuga spp. in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids and entomopathogens (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk) products Dipel, Foray 48B...

Author(s)
Otvos, I. S.; Conder, N.; Heppner, D. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphis gossypii</i> Glover, melon/cotton aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aulacorthum solani</i> (Kaltenbach), foxglove aphid, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Macrosiphum euphorbiae</i> (Thomas), potato aphid, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myzus persicae</i> (Sulzer), green peach aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).

This chapter focuses on melon/cotton aphid (Aphis gossypii), foxglove aphid (Aulacorthum solani), potato aphid (Macrosiphum euphorbiae) and green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), providing an overview of their occurrence in greenhouse crops (including fruit, vegetable, flower and spice crops) across...

Author(s)
Gillespie, D. R.; Shipp, J. L.; Raworth, D. A.; Foottit, R. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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">Cydia pomonella</i> (L.), codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on codling moth, Cydia pomonella, attacking apples (Malus domestica) and pears (Pyrus communis) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, entomopathogens (Granulovirus), parasitoids (Trichogramma spp.) and predators (including Pterostichus...

Author(s)
Cossentine, J.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diuraphis noxia</i> (Kurdjumov), Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).

This chapter focuses on Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) attacking a wide range of Poaceae species, most frequently on wheat, barley and triticale, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (parasitoids, predators and entomopathogens) that have been used to date for its...

Author(s)
Olfert, O. O.; Doane, J. F.; Carl, K.; Erlandson, M. A.; Goettel, M. 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">Echinothrips americanus</i> (Morgan), <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Frankliniella occidentalis</i> (Pergande), western flower thrips, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thrips tabaci</i> Lindeman, onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae).

This chapter focuses on Echinothrips americanus, western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) occurring on greenhouse crops (e.g. cucumber, pepper, poinsettia and tomato) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (predators and...

Author(s)
Shipp, J. L.; Gillespie, D. R.; Fry, K. M.; Ferguson, G. 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">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

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