Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From chemical to biological control in Canadian greenhouse crops.

By creation of excellent partnerships that brought together Canadian researchers, biological control companies and greenhouse grower organizations, the Canadian greenhouse industry has almost completely transitioned from total chemical control to a balance of biological control and integrated pest...

Author(s)
Shipp, L.; Elliott, D.; Gillespie, D.; Brodeur, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of resistance to the biopesticide <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki</i>.

Continued use of the microbial insecticide, Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki (Bt), ultimately depends on our ability to prevent resistance from developing in pest populations. Reports of Bt resistance in field pest populations have been infrequent and largely restricted to Plutella xylostella. In...

Author(s)
Janmaat, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sporodex®, fungal biocontrol for powdery mildew in greenhouse crops.

Powdery mildews can cause severe losses to crops in both field and greenhouse conditions. A yeast-like fungus, Sporothrix flocculosa, was isolated from powdery mildew infection sites and found to be an exceptional control agent of powdery mildew on a number of crop plants. This chapter describes...

Author(s)
Jarvis, W. R.; Traquair, J. A.; Bélanger, R. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter