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Author(s)
Linnard, W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1961, 22, 3, pp 345-352

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1967, 28, 2, pp 203-217

Work in recent decades on the possibilities of the biological control of important weedy thistles of the genera Carduus, Cirsium and Silybum is reviewed. Almost all these weeds are European or Eurasian in origin and many have been introduced into North America. Surveys of phytophagous insects...

Author(s)
Schroder, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1980, 1, 1, pp 9-26

The procedures necessarily employed in the establishment of biological control agents are described; they include the initial search, ecological studies, safety determinations, establishment of the pathogens and subsequent evaluation. Various examples are given including Puccinia chondrillina...

Author(s)
Hasan, S.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1980, 59, 8, pp 349-356

The collaboration of scientists in industry, universities, and government agencies is more critical to the development of fungi and bacteria as microbial pesticides than it has been for chemical pesticides. Commercialization of a mycoherbicide for weed control in rice presents a model for...

Author(s)
Templeton, G. E.; Smith, R. J., Jr.; Klomparens, W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1980, 1, 4, pp 291-294

Commercialization of biological control agents is regulated by Government agencies in leading Western countries through sales permits and patents. These regulations vary considerably from one country to the next. Experience with a Trichoderma-based mycofungicide which is now sold commercially in...

Author(s)
Ricard, J. L.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1981, 2, 2, pp 95-98

Some 1270 associations between insects and viruses have now been documented, 71% of them involving Lepidoptera. The author briefly reviews the 6 main families of viruses recognised in insects (Baculoviridae, Reoviridae, Poxviridae, Iridoviridae, Parvoviridae and Picornaviridae) and thereafter...

Author(s)
Entwistle, P. F.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1983, 4, 3, pp 203-229

Since mermithid nematodes are obligate parasites of invertebrates and kill their hosts, their use as biological control agents of invertebrate vectors of disease would appear to be promising. However, an analysis presented by the authors of interactions between such nematodes and their hosts...

Author(s)
Hominick, W. M.; Tingley, G. A.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1984, 5, 1, pp 7-21

The authors list, with indications of their origins and countries of introduction, the 46 species of Cactaceae that have become problem weeds; most of the major species are in the genus Opuntia. They also list systematically 65 species of insects and mites introduced for the biological control of...

Author(s)
Moran, V. C.; Zimmermann, H. G.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1984, 5, 4, pp 297-320

The biology, natural enemy complex and population dynamics of Orgyia pseudotsugata, an important defoliator of Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and true firs (Abies spp.) in western North America, are reviewed and the possibilities of introducing natural enemies of related species from Europe...

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.; Schoenberg, F.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1985, 6, 1, pp 7-18

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