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Cover for Defence systems of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i>.

This chapter describes the chemical and mechanical defence systems of Heracleum mantegazzianum and estimates their relative importance for the plant. Emphasis is given on the defences of plants against herbivorous insects. The mechanisms by which secondary plant compounds (including...

Author(s)
Hattendorf, J.; Hansen, S. O.; Nentwig, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The scope for biological control of giant hogweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i>.

This chapter focuses on the use of insects and fungal pathogens associated with giant hogweeds (Heracleum mantegazzianum) in the Caucasus Mountains as biological control agents for these weeds in Europe. Observations on host specificity, classical biological control of weeds in Europe, and...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Seier, M. K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Herbivorous arthropods on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i> in its native and invaded distribution range.

This chapter presents an analysis of the host specificity of herbivorous insects and tests the hypothesis that proportionally more specialist herbivores are found in the native range of Heracleum mantegazzianum, Western Greater Caucasus. Based on field surveys on H. mantegazzianum carried out in...

Author(s)
Hansen, S. O.; Hattendorf, J.; Nielsen, C.; Wittenberg, R.; Nentwig, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated plant protection management in Russia.

This chapter covers the history of integrated pest management (IPM; biological, chemical and cultural control, and host resistance), important crop pests, and research and extension focus in IPM in Russia, and discusses the organization of IPM system, IPM and pesticide use policies, and case...

Author(s)
Zakharenko, V. A.; Il'ichev, A. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
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