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Cover for Biological control and integrated pest management.

This chapter discusses the major approaches to the biological control of pests in both subsistence and production agriculture. The applications of conservation (modification of environmental factors that may limit the control effectiveness of natural enemies), augmentation (direct manipulation of...

Author(s)
O'Neil, R. J.; Yaninek, J. S.; Landis, D. A.; Orr, D. B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriolimacidae, Arionidae and Milacidae as pests in West European sunflower and maize.

The extent of damage on sunflower and maize in Western Europe caused by pests belonging to Agriolimacidae, Arionidae and Milacidae (mainly Deroceras reticulatum, Arion hortensis and A. subfuscus) is discussed. The susceptibility of sunflower and maize to injury by the aforementioned species is...

Author(s)
Hommay, G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agriolimacidae, Arionidae and Milacidae as pests in Western European cereals.

The pests of cereal crops in Western Europe that belong to Agriolimacidae, Arionidae and Milacidae, including Deroceras reticulatum, Arion distinctus and A. subfuscus, are mentioned. The pest population density (as affected by spatial patterns, cultural practices and natural enemies in cereal...

Author(s)
Glen, D. M.; Moens, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agriolimacidae, Arionidae and Milacidae as pests in Western European oilseed rape.

The gastropod species infesting rape in Western Europe (mainly Deroceras reticulatum, Arion distinctus and A. circumscriptus) are presented. Factors affecting gastropod damage to rape (gastropod population density and feeding behaviour), as well as the cultural, biological and chemical control of...

Author(s)
Moens, R.; Glen, D. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter