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Cover for Biological control programmes in Canada 2001-2012.

This volume (71 chapters), the fifth in a series documenting biological control programmes in Canada, presents new information on specific insect, weed or plant diseases, some of which are updates of on-going studies on historical biological control projects while other chapters report on...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Gillespie, D. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regulation of biological control in Canada.

This chapter discusses the regulation of biological control of pests, diseases and weeds in Canada, providing information on pertinent legislation, and protocols for information management, and product review and registration.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Kabaluk, J. T.; Spencer, B.; Gillespie, D. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access and benefit sharing and biological control.

This chapter discusses the potential impact of international agreements on access and benefit sharing with regard to the collection and exchange of biological specimens for scientific study on the biological control of plant pests, diseases and weeds in Canada.

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Brodeur, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ambrosia artemisiifolia</i> L., common ragweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Common ragweed, A. artemisiifolia has rapidly become a serious agricultural weed, especially in vegetable crops grown in the muck soils of southwestern Quebec and Ontario, Canada. This chapter presents information on the pest status in the country, followed by a comprehensive background on previous ...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Teshler, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malva pusilla</i> Smith, round-leaved mallow (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malvaceae</i>).

Round-leaved mallow, Malva pusilla (also called M. rotundifolia), is native to Eurasia, occurs throughout Canada, and is especially a problem in western Canada. It was the target of Canada's first registered bioherbicide, a conidial preparation of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp. malvae. This...

Author(s)
Hildebrand, P. D.; Konoff, C.; Jensen, K. I. N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taraxacum officinale</i> F.H. Wigg, dandelion (Asteraceae).

This chapter presents information on the status of dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the application of biological control to manage this weed (using insects and pathogenic fungi), an evaluation of the biological...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Bailey, K. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i> (Burrill) Winslow <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">et al.</i>, fire blight (Enterobacteriaceae).

This chapter describes the pest status of fire blight (E. amylovora) in Canada and presents an overview of biological control projects for the management of this pathogen.

Author(s)
Svircev, A. M.; Boulé, J.; Sholberg, P.; Castle, A. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium graminearum</i> Schwabe (teleomorph <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gibberella zeae</i> (Schwein.) Petch.), Fusarium head blight disease (Nectriaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance of Fusarium head blight (FHB; F. graminearum [Gibberella zeae]) in Canada, and provides an overview of crop breeding for FHB resistance, and of chemical and biological control methods for FHB management in the region.

Author(s)
He JianWei; Boland, G. J.; Zhou Ting
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heterobasidion irregulare</i> Garbel. &amp; Otrosina, annosus root rot (Bondarzewiaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of H. irregulare (annosus root rot) of conifers in Canada.

Author(s)
Laflamme, G.; Dumas, M. T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi</i> (Reade) honey, mummy berry (Monilinia blight) (Sclerotiniaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance and biological control of M. vaccinii-corymbosi (Monilinia blight) infecting blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum and V. angustifolium) in Canada.

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Hildebrand, P. D.; Langdon, D. H.; Boland, G. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter

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