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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phyllonorycter blancardella</i> (Fabricius), spotted tentiform leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control of P. blancardella in Canada.

Author(s)
Vincent, C.; Huber, J. T.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Goulet, H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticides and biological control.

This chapter reviews how changes in pesticide use during the past 20 years have affected biological control research and implementation in Canada. Focus is given on the development of pesticide resistance by pests, nontarget effects of pesticides, use of pest-resistant crops, and management of...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Bérubé, J.; Boiteau, G.; Dosdall, L. M.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van; Gillespie, D. R.; Moyer, J.; Philip, H. G.; Shamoun, 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">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">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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Choristoneura occidentalis</i> Freeman, western spruce budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis occurring on Pseudotsuga menziesii in British Columbia, Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, viruses (Nucleopolyhedrovirus (NPV) and Granulovirus (GV)) and bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s)
Otvos, I. S.; Conder, N.; Frankenhuyzen, K. van
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 pinus pinus</i> Freeman, jack pine budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on jack pine budworm, Choristoneura pinus pinus attacking Picea and Pinus spp., especially jack pine (Pinus banksiana) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents, parasitoids (Apanteles fumiferanae, Meteorus trachynotus and Lypha setifacies), bacteria...

Author(s)
Frankenhuyzen, K. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive species and biological control.

This chapter provides an overview of what invasive species are, the origin and sources of these pests, their harm and economic damage, regulations for their prevention, introduction and biological control in Canada.

Author(s)
Parker, D. J.; Gill, B. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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