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Cover for Integrated management of insect pests of rapeseed (canola) in China.

This chapter focuses on the major insect pests of rape in China, their damage and the economic losses that they cause. The importance ond benefits of the integration of various methods in the control of these insect pests are also discussed.

Author(s)
Zhao ZiHua; Wang LeYun; Reddy, G. V. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of genetically modified herbicide-resistant oilseed rape on non-target organisms: natural enemies of oilseed rape pests.

This chapter provides information on the impact of transgenic herbicide-resistant oilseed crops on natural enemies of pests. The possible consequences of spraying those broad-spectrum herbicides (glyphosate and glufosinate) on transgenic oilseed rape are also discussed.

Author(s)
Govinda Shrestha; Prashant Jha; Reddy, G. V. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated management of insect pests on canola and other <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This book contains 25 chapters focusing on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops and the benefits of the judicious integration of various methods in the control of these damaging pests.

Author(s)
Reddy, G. V. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Volatile organic compounds in integrated pest management of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This chapter focuses on the role of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) of Brassica crops in mediating insect behaviour and their potential in the development of VOC-based crop protection strategies cmbined with other established methods in the control of insect pests.

Author(s)
Himanen, S. J.; Li Tao; Blande, J. D.; Holopainen, J. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-transmitted viruses in canola.

This chapter discusses aphid and flea beetle species infesting rape, their ecology, feeding mechanisms, virus transmission modes, virus species and symptoms. Some management options to mitigate yield losses are also presented.

Author(s)
Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan; Buntin, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flea beetles (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phyllotreta</i> spp.) and their management.

This chapter discusses the biology (e.g. life cycle), host range, crop damage and integrated pest management, involving chemical, cultural (including sowing date and rate, row spacing and tillage systems), plant resistance and biological (using predators, parasitoids and entomophillic nematodes)...

Author(s)
Knodel, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diamondback moth (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i>) management.

According to the Arthropod Pesticide Resistance Database, 110 references from 235 locations worldwide document diamondback moth (DBM; Plutella xylostella) resistance to 91 active ingredients. Furthermore, the use of insecticides is economically inefficient, with only 1% of pesticides applied...

Author(s)
Fathipour, Y.; Mirhosseini, M. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology and management of sucking pests of canola.

The sucking pests that feed on rape leaves, stems, buds, flowers, pods or seeds include several Hemiptera (such as aphids and plant bugs), with piercing and sucking mouthparts, some thrips, with rasping and sucking mouthparts, and leafhoppers. This paper discusses the crop damage caused by these...

Author(s)
Dara, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cabbage seedpod weevil management.

The cabbage seedpod weevil (CSW), Ceutorhynchus obstrictus, is a European pest of several brassicaceous seed crops from the Mediterranean region to Scandinavia. In North America it was first reported from the Vancouver area in British Columbia in 1931. Since then it has been reported in several...

Author(s)
Cárcamo, H. A.; Brandt, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicogethes viridescens</i> (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).

Pollen bettle, B. viridescens, is well established in eastern North America and there is real potential for it to spread to the major rape-growing regions of western Canada. This chapter describes the morphology, life cycle, ecology (host plant and damage), distribution, monitoring and management,...

Author(s)
Noronha, C.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter

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