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The Eurasian woodwasp, Sirex noctilio Fabricius is an important forestry quarantine pest in the world, which prefers to attack conifer. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa. However, over the last one hundred years, S. noctilio has been gradually introduced to New Zealand and Austria in...

Author(s)
Li DaPeng; Shi Juan; Luo YouQing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
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Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2015, 58, 9, pp 1019-1029
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During the survey conducted for the documentation of root mealybugs in black pepper from August 2013 to July 2014 in pepper gardens of Wayanad and Idukki districts of Kerala (India), ginger grown as mixed crop was found to be infested by the mealybug, Formicococcus polysperes. The colonies...

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Najitha Ummer; Susannamma Kurien; Mathew, M. P.
Publisher
Current Biotica, Coimbatore, India
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Current Biotica, 2015, 9, 3, pp 300-302
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The legume Sesbania virgata is a species native to South America with potential use in degraded areas and reforestation of riparian forests. This species performs the process of biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) with Azorhizobium doebereinerae, resulting in a specific and efficient symbiosis. This ...

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Ferreira, L. de V. M.; Nóbrega, R. S. A.; Silva, G. C. da; Costa, E. M. da; Nóbrega, J. C. A.; Moreira, F. M. de S.
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Ministério da Educação, Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia, Belém, Brazil
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Revista de Ciências Agrárias / Amazonian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, 2015, 58, 4, pp 327-334
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Research on fauna of bark beetles (Scolytidae, Coleoptera) of beech (Fagus moesiaca Domin, Maly/Czeczott.) in the area of Komovi have been carried out during 2010 and 2011 at ten localities. These are the first research of bark beetles on beech in the area of Komovi and 11 species of bark beetles...

Author(s)
Roganović, D.
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University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
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Agriculture and Forestry, 2012, 57, 4, pp 35-42
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The eastern gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, is one of the world's most recognized sciurids and a highly successful human commensal. Historically restricted to eastern North America, gray squirrel populations are now established in Italy, U.K., South Africa, and Australia, and squirrels...

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Huynh, H. M.; Bertolino, S.; Lurz, P. W. W.; Koprowski, J. L.; Williams, G. R.; Thompson, C. W.; McAlpine, D. F.
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Julius Kühn Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, Germany
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Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 2011, No.432, pp 31-33
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This paper focuses on the development of integrated plant protection methods to control Otiorhynchus. The various Otiorhynchus species and their phenology in nursery and garden perennials are discussed and the efficacy of various biological control agents and natural antagonists, such as ground...

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Hirsch, J.; Reineke, A.
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Julius Kühn Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, Germany
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Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 2010, No.428, pp 322
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Conventional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems control pests through informed use of cultural and biological control and host plant resistance characteristics to minimise pesticide interventions. Successful IPM is based on a thorough knowledge of the target pest's life cycle, and its...

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Conlong, D. E.; Rutherford, R. S.
Publisher
South African Sugar Technologists' Association, Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the Annual Congress - South African Sugar Technologists' Association, 2009, No.82, pp 486-494
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With more than 30 million doses of rhizobial inoculants marketed per year, it is probable that Brazilian agriculture benefits more than any other country from symbiotic N2 fixation. As a result of strain-selection programs, 142 strains of rhizobia are officially recommended for use in commercial...

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Menna, P.; Pereira, A. A.; Bangel, E. V.; Hungria, M.
Publisher
Balaban Publishers, Rehovot, Israel
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Symbiosis (Rehovot), 2009, 48, 1/3, pp 120-130
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Biological invasions are nowadays a major threat to biodiversity and ecosystem functioning worldwide. Exotic plant species are considered invasive when they become locally dominant displacing the native communities and altering ecosystem functioning. The rapid spread and establishment of invasive...

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Rodríguez-Echeverría, S.
Publisher
Association of Applied Biologists, Wellesbourne, UK
Citation
Aspects of Applied Biology, 2009, No.98, pp 113-115
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In North-Western Europe, the majority of agricultural areas is highly enriched by nutrients (nitrogen (N), phosphate (P)) from heavy fertilization due to intensive high production agriculture. This has resulted in extremely high nutrient levels of soils and acidified soil conditions over the last...

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Baar, J.; Bergsma, H.; Steffen, F.
Publisher
DPG Selbstverlag, Braunschweig, Germany
Citation
Mycorrhiza works: Proceedings of the International Symposium "Mycorrhiza for Plant Vitality" and the Joint Meeting for Working Groups 1-4 of COST Action 870, Hannover, Germany, 3-5 October, 2007, 2008, pp 217-228

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