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Cover for The rich tapestry of biological control targets and agents in sweetpotato production systems of Papua New Guinea.

Author(s)
Liu, J.; Wilson, B.; Guaf, T.; Wau, W.; Komolong, B.; Sar, S.; Dotoana, R.; Jeffery, Y.; Sirabis, W.; Akkinapally, R.; Fujinuma, R.; Kirchhoff, G.; Agiwa, A.; Geno, R.; Culas, R.; Brown, P.; Bang, S.; Gurr, G. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Classical biological control of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i>: the sustainable solution.

This chapter focuses on the application of classical biological control (CBC) of M. micrantha using natural enemies such as insects and fungi. A number of key issues that need to be addressed when considering CBC as a strategy for the control of invasive alien weeds are summarized. The release of...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Cock, M. J. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basidiospores: their influence on our thinking regarding a control strategy for basal stem rot of oil palm.

This chapter presents evidence for the involvement of basidiospores in the epidemiology of basal stem rot (Ganoderma boninense [Ganoderma orbiforme]) of oil palm. The three phases to the implementation of the control strategy (control during establishment, control during the growing cycle and...

Author(s)
Sanderson, F. R.; Pilotti, C. A.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of molecular diagnostics for the detection of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> isolates pathogenic to oil palm.

This chapter focuses on the development of a rapid molecular diagnostic method for the detection of Ganoderma pathogenic to oil palm through the EU-STABEX-funded programme at the Papua New Guinea Oil Palm Research Association. The internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of oil palm-associated...

Author(s)
Bridge, P. D.; O'Grady, E. B.; Pilotti, C. A.; Sanderson, F. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic variation in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> spp. from Papua New Guinea as revealed by molecular (PCR) methods.

This chapter presents a part of a study determining the basis for the variability in Ganoderma species that occur in association with oil palm in Papua New Guinea. Molecular methods were developed to study pathogen population to clarify the role of the sexual cycle in the epidemiology of basal stem ...

Author(s)
Pilotti, C. A.; Sanderson, F. R.; Aitken, E. A. B.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter

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