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Title Biological control : a global perspective : case studies from around the world / edited by Charles Vincent, Mark S. Goettel, George Lazarovits
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (440 pages)
Series CAB books
CAB books
Contents Adventures in biocontrol / George Lazarovits, Mark S. Goettel and Charles Vincent -- Search for biological control agents of invasive Mediterranean snails / James Coupland and Geoff Baker -- Introductions of parasitoids to control apple ermine moth in British Columbia / Joan E. Cossentine and Ulrich Kuhlmann -- Introductions of parasitoids to control the imported cabbageworm / Roy Van Driesche -- Biological control of cassava green mite in Africa / Steve Yaninek -- The multicoloured Asian ladybird beetle / Eric Lucas, Genevive Labrie, Charles Vincent and Joseph Kovach -- Introduction of a fungus into North America for control of gypsy moth / Ann E. Hajek -- Weevils control invasive thistles in Canada / Peter Harris -- How many and what kind of agents for the biological control of weeds / Judith H. Myers -- Why is biocontrol of common ragweed, the most allergenic weed in eastern Europe, still only a hope? / Levente Kiss -- Biocontrol for everyman / Robert N. Wiedenmann [and others] -- Biological control for insect pests in greenhouses / Joop van Lenteren -- From chemical to biological control in Canadian greenhouse crops / Les Shipp [and others] -- An endemic omnivorous predator for control of greenhouse pests / Dave Gillespie [and others] -- Entomopathogenic nematodes / Ralf-Udo Ehlers -- A novel nematode for management of slugs / Michael Wilson -- A novel bacterium for control of grass grubs / Trevor A. Jackson -- How early discoveries about Bacillus thuringiensis prejudiced subsequent research and use -- Development of resistance to the biopesticide Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki / Alida F. Janmaat -- How much biocontrol is enough? / Alison Stewart, Kristin McLean and John Hunt -- Control of root diseases with Trichoderma spp. in forest nurseries of central Siberia / Tatyana I. Gromovykh [and others] -- Commercial development of Trichoderma virens for damping-off disease / Robert D. Lumsden and James F. Knauss -- Trichoderma stromaticum for management of witches' broom of cacao in Brazil / Alan W.V. Pomella [and others] -- Lessons learned from Sporidesmium, a fungal agent for control of Sclerotia forming fungal pathogens / Deborah R. Fravel -- Sporodex[MARC+93], fungal biocontrol for powdery mildew in greenhouse crops / William R. Jarvis [and others] -- Potential and limitations of Microsphaeropsis ochraceae, an agent for biosanitation of apple scab / Odile Carisse, Gregg Holloway and Mary Leggett -- Competitive exclusion of aflatoxin producers / Peter J. Cotty [and others] -- Aflatoxin control in cotton and peanuts / Shanaz Bacchus -- Postharvest biocontrol / Michael Wisniewski [and others] -- Development of the mycoherbicide, BioMal[MARC+93] / Susan M. Boyetchko [and others] -- Development of Chondrostereum purpureum as a mycoherbicide for deciduous brush control / William Hintz -- Developing the production system for Chondrostereum purpureum / Paul de la Bastide and William Hintz -- Beauveria bassiana for pine caterpillar management in the People's Republic of China / Zenghzi Li -- Green Muscle, a fungal biopesticide for control of grasshoppers and locusts in Africa / Jurgen Langewald and Christiann Kooyman -- Pollinators as vectors of biocontrol agents / Peter Kevan, John Sutton and Les Shipp -- Genetic modification for improvement of virulence of Metarhizium anisopliae as a microbial insecticide / Raymond St. Leger -- Madex and Virosoft, viral biopesticides for codling moth control / Charles Vincent, Martin Andermatt and Jose Valuro -- A nucleopolyhedrovirus for control of velvetbean caterpillar in Brazilian soybeans / Flávio Moscardi -- Abietiv, a viral biopesticide for control of the balsam fir sawfly / Christopher J. Lucarotti, Gatan Moreau and Edward G. Kettella -- Field tests in the UK of a genetically modified Baculovirus / Jenny S. Cory -- Control of mites in pome fruit by inoculation and conservation / Noubar J. Bostanian and Jacques Lasnier -- Management of aphid populations in cotton through conservation / Don Steinkraus -- Management of pests and diseases in New Zealand and Australia vineyards / Geoff M. Gurr [and others] -- Take-all decline / R. James Cook -- The biocontrol network / Jean-Louis Schwartz, Wayne Campbell and Raynald Laprade
Summary Draws historical perspectives and approaches used in the development of biological control. This book presents the personal experiences of scientists from the initial search for suitable control agents to their release into ecosystems and to the beneficial outcomes which demonstrate the success of biological control across diverse agro-ecosystems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pests -- Biological control -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Goettel, Mark S. (Mark Stanislaw), 1954-
Lazarovits, George.
Vincent, Charles, 1953-
LC no. 2007002115
ISBN 184593265X
1845932668 (e-ISBN)
9781845932664 (e-ISBN)