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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">Leptosphaeria maculans</i> (Desmazières) Cesati and De Notaris, blackleg of canola (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leptosphaeriaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Leptosphaeria maculans, the causal agent of blackleg disease of rape (Brassica napus [Brassica napus var. oleifera]) and Brassica rapa [Brassica campestris] in Canada, and provides an overview of the fungi (including Trichoderma spp.) and bacteria (e.g. Paenibacillus...

Author(s)
Kharbanda, P. D.; Yang, J.; Beatty, P. H.; Tewari, J. P.; Jensen, S. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Monilinia fructicola</i> (Winter) Honey, brown rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i>).

This chapter focuses on Monilinia fructicola, the causal agent of brown rot in stone fruits such as apricot (Prunus armeniaca), cherry (Prunus avium), peach (Prunus persica), and plum (Prunus domestica) in Canada. It provides an overview of the bacteria (including Bacillus subtilis, Enterobacter...

Author(s)
Zhou, T.; Sholberg, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Penicillium expansum</i> Link, blue mould of apple (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i>).

This chapter focuses on Penicillium expansum, the causal agent of blue mould of apples in Canada, and provides an overview of the bacteria (Bacillus subtilis, Enterobacter aerogenes and Pseudomonas syringae) that have been tested for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of these...

Author(s)
Zhou, T.; Sholberg, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora cactorum</i> (Lebert and Cohn) Schröter, crown and root rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pythiaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Phytophthora cactorum, the causal agent of crown and root rot in apple (Malus domestica), as well as cherry (Prunus avium), peach (Prunus persica), Prunus spinosa and apricot (Prunus armeniaca) grown in Canada, and provides an overview of the bacterium (Enterobacter...

Author(s)
Utkhede, 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">Sclerotinia homoeocarpa</i> F. T. Bennett, dollar spot of turfgrass (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sclerotiniaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Sclerotinia homoeocarpa, the causal agent of dollar spot of turfgrass in Canada, and provides an overview of the fungi (e.g. Fusarium heterosporum [Gibberella gordonii] and Acremonium sp.) and hypovirulent isolates of S. homoeocarpa that have been tested for its management,...

Author(s)
Boland, G. J.; Zhou, T.; Boulter, J. I.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sphaerotheca</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erysiphe</i> spp., powdery mildews (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erysiphaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Sphaerotheca and Erysiphe spp. causing powdery mildews in field and greenhouse crops in Canada, and provides an overview of the fungi (Ampelomyces quisqualis, Verticillium lecanii, Tilletiopsis spp., and Pseudozyma flocculosa) that have been tested for their management, and...

Author(s)
Bélanger, R. R.; Jarvis, W. R.; Traquair, J. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Venturia inaequalis</i> (Cooke) Winter, apple scab (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Venturiaceae</i>).

This chapter describes the pathogenicity of V. inaequalis on apple, background of control strategies (chemical control) and the effective biological control agents used to control this disease.

Author(s)
Carisse, O.; Bernier, J.; Philion, V.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Verticillium dahliae</i> Klebahn, Verticillium wilt (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Moniliaceae</i>), and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptomyces scabies</i> (Thaxter) Lambert and Loria, potato scab (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptomycetaceae</i>).

This chapter discusses the pathogenicity of V. dahliae on potatoes and tomatoes; and S. scabiei and Streptomycetaceae on potatoes. Results of disease control studies conducted in Canada are presented. Some biological control methods and the use of organic amendments to control the disease are...

Author(s)
Lazarovits, G.; Tenuta, M.; Conn, K. L.; Soltani, N.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Botryotinia fuckeliana</i> (de Bary) Whetzel, grey mould and Botrytis blight (Sclerotiniaceae).

This chapter focuses on Botryotinia fuckeliana [Sclerotinia fuckeliana], the causal agent of grey mould or Botrytis blight in greenhouse crops, including vegetables, bedding plants, potted plants and perennials in Canada. It provides an overview of the fungi (Trichoderma spp.) and bacteria (...

Author(s)
Calpas, J. T.; Tewari, J. P.; Traquair, J. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter

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