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Cover for Arthropod vision.

This chapter focuses on visual mechanisms of some arthropod species of agricultural importance. Species from different orders such as Araneae, Blattodea, Mantodea, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera, Neuroptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, and Coleoptera are included.

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.; Lim, U. T.; Horváth, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mechanisms extending survival into exploitation.

This chapter provides information on the symbiosis, larval growth and evolutionary links on ant-butterfly associations. Butterflies are not always purely on the defensive but have occasionally raised their game to exploit the typical enemy-prey situation for their own benefit. The classic...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beneficial insects.

This chapter contains examples of beneficial insects, including insects in ecological processes (pollinators and protectors, entomophagous insects, predators, parasitoids, insects for weed control, decomposers and soil formers) and insects and people (forensic entomology, insect products, as human...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Several biological control agents have been introduced successfully in French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique: three tachinid dipterans and one hymenopteran for control of sugarcane borers, a ladybird and a hymenopteran parasitoid against the pink hibiscus mealybug, a hymenopteran parasitoid to...

Author(s)
Ryckewaert, P.; Vayssières, J. F.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in the Dominican Republic.

During the first part of the 20th century several introductions were made, resulting in successful classical biocontrol of coconut scale and cottony cushion scale. After 1970, biocontrol activities increased and prospecting for biocontrol agents of pests, diseases and weeds took place. Other...

Author(s)
Serra, C.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in continental Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

Biological control has been used against agricultural pests and diseases on mainland Ecuador for over 80 years and its use as a pest management tool is increasing. Classical and augmentative biocontrol techniques are now commonly used for a wide range of crops, fruits and flowers that are grown...

Author(s)
Castillo, C. C.; Gallegos, P. G.; Causton, C. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biopesticides manual: guidelines for selecting, sourcing and using biocontrol agents for key pests of tobacco.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Introduction to the biopesticides manual.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Native coccinellids and biological control: a positive partnership that can be threatened by the invasion of an alien species.

Author(s)
Grez, A. A.; Zaviezo, T.; González, C.; Soares, A. O.; Poch, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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