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Biological control
a global perspective : case studies from around the world
edited by Charles Vincent, Mark S. Goettel, George Lazarovits

Published 2007 by CABI in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English.

Table of 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 ... [et al.]
Biological control for insect pests in greenhouses / Joop van Lenteren
From chemical to biological control in Canadian greenhouse crops / Les Shipp ... [et al.]
An endemic omnivorous predator for control of greenhouse pests / Dave Gillespie ... [et al.]
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 ... [et al.]
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 ... [et al.]
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 ... [et al.]
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 ... [et al.]
Aflatoxin control in cotton and peanuts / Shanaz Bacchus
Postharvest biocontrol / Michael Wisniewski ... [et al.]
Development of the mycoherbicide, BioMal[MARC+93] / Susan M. Boyetchko ... [et al.]
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 ... [et al.]
Take-all decline / R. James Cook
The biocontrol network / Jean-Louis Schwartz, Wayne Campbell and Raynald Laprade

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Case studies


Library of Congress
SB975 .B53 2007

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xvi, 440 p. :
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