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Cover for Epidemiology of huanglongbing: implications of infective colonization events.

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening, presumably caused by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and vectored by the psyllid Diaphorina citri) in light of a new transmission mechanism. Examples given are from Florida (USA), where incursion of HLB has been...

Author(s)
Halbert, S.; Singer, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated management of Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing in Florida: past, present and future.

First detected in 1998, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Diaphorina citri swept through Florida (USA) in record time, comparable in spread only to the citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella detected 5 years earlier. Movement of both pests was aided by commercial transport of plants throughout the...

Author(s)
Stansly, P. A.; Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Area-wide management of Asian citrus psyllid in Texas.

The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, is a known vector of the bacterial pathogens Candidatus Liberibacter spp., causal agents of the deadly citrus greening disease or huanglongbing. ACP was first reported in the US in the state of Florida in 1998, but has since invaded all citrus...

Author(s)
Sétamou, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of Asian citrus psyllid in California.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, was first detected in southern California (USA) in 2008 and the putative causal bacterium of huanglongbing (HLB), 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus', was first found in a single residential tree in 2012. Studies of insecticide efficacy for ACP control...

Author(s)
Grafton-Cardwell, E. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Jamaica.

Jamaica has a rich history of successful biological control of more than 25 pests of economic and quarantine importance. Approximately 14 classical, 13 natural and six augmentative biocontrol programmes were recorded, as well as two fortuitous introductions. The programmes concerned control of key...

Author(s)
Sherwood, M. A.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The roles of soft technologies and cooperative extension in solving wicked integrated pest management problems.

Notwithstanding the many failures and shortcomings attributed to implementations of integrated pest management (IPM), IPM inclusive of the transdisciplinary needs of its stakeholders is the only rational strategy for addressing 'wicked' as well as 'tame' pest management problems. Examples that...

Author(s)
Reisig, D.; Ellsworth, P.; Hodgson, E. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The OKANOLA project: challenges in managing insect pests of canola in the southern plains.

This paper focuses on the development of the OKANOLA project to provide research, education and demonstration to stimulate the development of winter rape as a major profitable rotational crop with winter wheat in the Oklahoma and Kansas, USA. Information on the major insect pests of rape and winter ...

Author(s)
Royer, T. A.; Giles, K. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in canola and other <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops: how far we have come and what is still needed.

This chapter focuses on the main insects of concern on rape and other Brassica oilseed crops n the northern USA and Canada and their negative effects on crop production. The importance of the integration of various methods in the control and management of these damaging insect pests are also...

Author(s)
Gavloski, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Canola insect pest management in the south-eastern USA.

This chapter focuses on the major insect pests of rape in the south-eastern USA. The various methods used in the control of these insect pests are presented and the importance of their judicious integration are discussed.

Author(s)
Buntin, G. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benefits of pre-release population genetics: a case study using <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psyttalia lounsburyi</i>, a biocontrol agent of the olive fruit fly in California.

Author(s)
Bon, M. C.; Smith, L.; Daane, K. M.; Pickett, C.; Wang, X.; Blanchet, A.; Chardonnet, F.; Guermache, F.; Hoelmer, K. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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