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Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing orchard pests.

This chapter provides information on the various economically important insect and arthropod pests causing damage to cherry production, such as Rhagoletis indifferens, Drosophila suzukii, Choristoneura rosaceana, Tetranychus urticae and Caliroa cerasi, among others. Notes on their life cycle,...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Clive, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The stability of dsRNA during external applications - an overview.

The research community is deeply convinced that RNA is unstable in the environment. Its roots rise from numerous failed attempts to isolate functional cellular RNA molecules. Further support had originated from the fast turnover of RNA in the cells. The situation changed recently with the discovery ...

Author(s)
Pantchev, I.; Rakleova, G.; Atanassov, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, evolution, species diversity and habitats of the Iranian Chalcidoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). The importance of Chalcidoidea as parasitoids of various insect pests and as pollinators are also highlighted.

Author(s)
Ghahari, H.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Viggiani, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest, weed and disease management.

This chapter contains questions about pests and weeds and their control, invasive species, parasites, and animal and plant diseases. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Techniques for work with plant and soil nematodes.

This book is extensively illustrated, and addresses both fundamental traditional techniques and new methodologies. The chapters aim to provide an introduction to basic techniques for laboratory and field work with plant-parasitic and free-living soil-dwelling nematodes. The coverage highlights...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book
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Cover for Small-scale rearing of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anagasta kuehniella</i> for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichogramma</i> production.

This book contains 4 chapters focusing on techniques for small-scale rearing of the egg parasitoids Trichogramma spp. in the factitious host Anagasta kuehniella [Ephestia kuehniella]. These parasitoids are among the most widely used natural enemies in the world, and in Brazil are used to control...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248951)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

More than 235 species of Trichogramma have been described worldwide, 29 of which are reported in Brazil. These tiny egg parasitoids (0.25 mm) are associated mainly with lepidopteran pests and have been released on 18 million hectares, primarily in socialist countries (the former Soviet Union and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248951)
Type
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Cover for Taxonomy, biology, and behavior of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichogramma</i> species.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy, biology and behaviour of Trichogramma species. Females of Trichogramma lay 70-120 eggs on average and the number of eggs is proportional to the size of the host. The sequence of behaviors by Trichogramma wasps in parasitizing an egg is well...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248951)
Type
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Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Production sequence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anagasta kuehniella</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichogramma</i> species.

This chapter provides a technical guide for rearing Anagasta kuehniella [Ephestia kuehniella] for Trichogramma production. Optimal container capacity, inactivation of A. kuehniella embryos, thermal conditions, exploitation time of adult and egg collection trays, rearing problems, and storage and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248951)
Type
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