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Cover for Can older fungal sequence data be useful?

This chapter focuses primarily on the use and evaluation of fungal nucleotide sequences to obtain information that can be used to elucidate relationships between strains and specimens. The importance of the reexamination and evaluation of older material in order to identify new species derived from ...

Author(s)
Bridge, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endophytes as novel pest control agents: myth or reality?

Endophytic fungi are ubiquitous in nature and their potential for pest control in grassland systems is well understood. However, their role as novel pest control agents in herbaceous crops is far less clear. These fungi can be broadly split into two groups: unspecialized species (including...

Author(s)
Gange, A. C.; Currie, A. F.; Spong, J. R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399427)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Belize.

Parasitoids were first introduced into Belize in 1969 for control of Anastrepha spp. fruit flies, but although this and other classical biocontrol attempts sometimes resulted in establishment, control was insufficient. During the same period, natural control of the West Indian cane fly was...

Author(s)
Sosa, E. E.; Blanco, F.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Bolivia.

A number of introductions of parasitoids and predators were carried out in the 1950s for classical biological control of olive scale, woolly apple aphid, white peach scale, Mediterranean fruit fly and Anastrepha fruit fly, with control of cottony cushion scale by the coccinellid Rodolia being a...

Author(s)
Franco, J. P.; Crespo, L. V.; Colmenarez, Y. C.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Cuba.

The first biological control project in Cuba concerned the introduction of the parasitoid Eretmocerus serius in 1929, resulting in successful classical biocontrol of citrus blackfly in citrus. The subsequent biocontrol success that is still in use on large areas today was obtained in the 1940s by...

Author(s)
Márquez, M. E.; Vázquez, L. L.; Rodríguez, M. G.; Ayala Sifontes, J. L.; Fuentes, F.; Ramos, M.; Hidalgo, L.; Herrera, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Nicaragua.

Biological control started in Nicaragua in 1957 with a study of parasitoids of the fall armyworm and augmentative releases of parasitoids and predators against pests in cotton. In the 1970s, cotton production was no longer profitable due to the high costs of frequent pesticide sprays. With...

Author(s)
Castillo, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sourcing biopesticides.

This chapter aims to support the process of sourcing biopesticides by leaf suppliers. It addresses some frequently asked questions and important considerations regarding the purchase of commercial biopesticide products. It also provides production guides for three biopesticides (Trichogramma wasps, ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of entomopathogenic fungi in the insect pest management of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This chapter focuses on the potential and constraints of employing entomogenous fungi for pest management in oilseed Brassica crops. Information on the ecological, technical and socioeconomic conditions must be made conducive for these entomopathogens to exert their full potential are also...

Author(s)
Hokkanen, H. M. T.; Menzler-Hokkanen, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Potential of entomopathogenic <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i> for control of forest and urban Lepidoptera in Georgia.

Author(s)
Burjanadze, M.; Supatashvili, A.; Arjevanidze, M.; Koridze, K.; Abramishvili, T.; Kunelauri, N.; Vachadze, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Diversity of entomopathogenic fungi from forest ecosystem of Georgia.

Author(s)
Koridze, K.; Burjanadze, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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