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Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) is native to East Asia but has widely established in the Americas and Europe, where it is a devastating pest of soft-skinned fruits. It has a wide host range and these non-crop habitats harbor the fly which then repeatedly reinvades crop fields. Biological control in...

Author(s)
Wang XingEng; Lee, J. C.; Daane, K. M.; Buffington, M. L.; Hoelmer, K. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 054, pp 1-19
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The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an important pest of commercial fruit and vegetables in various parts of Asia and Africa, in some South Pacific islands and in Hawaii. Commercial fruit and vegetables can be protected from this pest prior to harvest...

Author(s)
Manrakhan, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 003, pp 1-13
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Predatory and parasitic mites are likely to assume a greater role in crop protection as world attention is now focused on finding out alternative means of agricultural pest management, and some may be beneficial in the medical and veterinary fields. This review on the status of research on...

Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Kumar, P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 031, pp 1-17
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Genetics has long played a role in the history of insect pest management, and changes in the genetic methods used reflect changes that have occurred in the field itself over time. Beginning from simple collections of mutations and the development of chromosome linkage maps, many of the early...

Author(s)
Haymer, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 049, pp 1-8
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Slugs are an important crop and ornamental plant pest throughout temperate regions in all sectors of the growing industry. Their pest status is set to increase as environmental considerations such as using reduced tillage and over-winter green crops, along with legislative changes to pesticide...

Author(s)
Howlett, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 051, pp 1-10
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There are more than 330 Liriomyza species (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and many are economically important pests of field crops, ornamentals and vegetables. Given the substantial economic losses associated with various aspects of Liriomyza feeding as well as the ability of these insects to rapidly...

Author(s)
Liu, T. X.; Kang Le; Heinz, K. M.; Trumble, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 004, pp 1-16
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The cabbage root fly (=cabbage maggot), Delia radicum, has increased in importance over the past two decades as a pest of canola (oilseed rape) in Canada. Although D. radicum has been a part of the North American insect fauna for some time, it is not native, so the introduction of natural enemy...

Author(s)
Andreassen, L. D.; Kuhlmann, U.; Mason, P. G.; Holliday, N. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 086, pp 13 pp.
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This review catalogues the organisms that have been recorded in association with the family Convolvulaceae worldwide. It selects promising organisms and provides basic information on these potential biological control agents. In total, 328 organisms associated with the Convolvulaceae have been...

Author(s)
Tóth, P.; Cagáň, L.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2005, 26, 1, pp 17N-40N
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Fopius arisanus (Hym., Braconidae) is an egg-pupal parasitoid of tephritid fruit flies. Since its introduction to Hawaii in the late 1940s, it has caused substantial reduction of fruit fly populations. Rearing methodology developed by the US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service...

Author(s)
Rousse, P.; Harris, E. J.; Quilici, S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2005, 26, 2, pp 59N-69N