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Cover for Phytosanitary measures.

This chapter introduces phytosanitary measures, with a particular focus on disinfestation measures and potential issues that researchers and industry should consider when undertaking disinfestation research. Examples drawn from research conducted in Australia, such as the use of laboratory-reared...

Author(s)
Leach, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tachardiaephagus somervilli</i>, an encyrtid parasitoid, for the indirect biological control of an invasive ant on Christmas Island.

Author(s)
Ong, S. P.; O'Dowd, D. J.; Detto, T.; Green, P. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Disruption of biological control due to non-target effects of pesticides in Australian grains.

Author(s)
Hill, M. P.; Nash, M.; Umina, P.; Macfadyen, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Arthropod pests of Australian canola during crop emergence: IPM and future directions.

This chapter focuses on the various pest species that are economically important during the crop emergence period of rape in Australia. Some control strategies can be used as a part of integrated pest management approaches are presented and new monitoring and management tools that are being...

Author(s)
Macfadyen, S.; Hill, M. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evidence of absence for invasive species: roles for hierarchical Bayesian approaches in regulation.

Regulatory agencies responsible for managing pest incursions rely upon an adequate knowledge of the distribution of the pest. Spatio-temporal estimates of distribution for an actively invading pest require ecological and surveillance information to be assimilated, a task which is well suited to...

Author(s)
Stanaway, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Biosecurity surveillance: quantitative approaches</i>.

This book contains practical and innovative approaches to plant and animal biosecurity surveillance from Australia and around the world, using established and new methodologies, with a particular focus on the quantitative, particularly statistical, aspects of these methods. The book is structured...

Author(s)
Jarrad, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
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Cover for Insect pests of soybean and their management.

The current chapter reviews the most significant insect pests of soyabean and gives an overview of integrated pest management (IPM) theory and the consequences that can occur with greater frequency when IPM is not practised. The main tactics used in IPM is briefly reviewed and their potential and...

Author(s)
O'Neal, M. E.; Johnson, K. D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936440)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Refining the conservation management of seed-dispersing frugivores and their fruits: examples from Australia.

This chapter investigates whether it is cost-effective to attract or reintroduce and subsequently maintain, appropriate seed dispersers, how to do this in the most efficient way, and relates these to the management of altered landscapes in Australia. It explores the current knowledge base,...

Author(s)
Green, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931650)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Search for biological control agents of invasive Mediterranean snails.

Molluscs are the worst agricultural invertebrate pest after insects, with slugs attacking grain and horticultural crops across the world and snails causing large losses in rice culture and citrus farms. Four species of introduced Mediterranean snails have become serious pests in Australia. This...

Author(s)
Coupland, J.; Baker, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter

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