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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 Introductions of parasitoids to control the apple ermine moth in British Columbia.

Two common European parasitoids of the apple ermine moth were released in a classical biological control programme in Canada from 1987 to 1997 after the defoliating invasive species became established in British Columbia in the early 1980s. Species were chosen for release after research by CABI in...

Author(s)
Cossentine, J. E.; Kuhlmann, U.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
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">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
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dendroctonus ponderosae</i> Hopkins, mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).

This chapter focuses on mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, attacking lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) in Canada, and provides an overview of the biological control agents (competitors (Ips pini and Ips latidens), predators (Enoclerus sphegeus, Enoclerus lecontei and ...

Author(s)
Safranyik, L.; Shore, T. L.; Moeck, H. A.; Whitney, H. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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