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Cover for Biological control and management of the alien invasive shrub <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chromolaena odorata</i> in Africa.

The biological control of C. odorata in Africa is described in this chapter. The introduction of this invasive plant in the continent and the effective agents (including insects and pathogens) for controlling infestation are discussed.

Author(s)
Timbilla, J. A.; Zachariades, C.; Braimah, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspergillus</i> as biological control agents against plant diseases in Africa.

This chapter describes the biological control of crop fungal diseases in Africa using fungal species belonging to the genera Trichoderma, Fusarium and Aspergillus.

Author(s)
Bandyopadhyay, R.; Cardwell, K. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of biological control in integrated management of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Striga</i> species in Africa.

This chapter discusses the role of biological control and biological control agents (including plant pathogenic fungi and bacteria) in controlling Striga sp. in Africa. The life cycle of the parasitic plant, the use of chemical control, the use of resistant crops and the integrated control of the...

Author(s)
Berner, D. K.; Sauerborn, J.; Hess, D. E.; Emechebe, A. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control of alien plant invaders in Southern Africa.

This chapter discusses the biological control of alien plant invaders in Africa. The effective biological control agents, including pathogens and insects, are presented.

Author(s)
Zimmermann, H. G.; Olckers, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996394)
Type
Book chapter