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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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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

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

Rumex obtusifolius and Rumex crispus are pernicious weeds throughout their native and introduced ranges. Infestation of grassland by R. obtusifolius is consistently cited by organic farmers as a particular cause for concern, although both species prove difficult to control even when chemical...

Author(s)
Grossrieder, M.; Keary, I. P.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2004, 25, 3, pp 65N-79N

Rastrococcus invadens became a serious pest of (especially) mango and citrus in West Africa in the 1980s. Economic losses were high, with mango yields often reduced by 50-90%, and pest infestations also caused social and cultural problems. Surveys for natural enemies were conducted in India and...

Author(s)
Moore, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2004, 25, 1, pp 17N-27N

The results of surveys conducted in Australia over a five-year period (1996-2001) to determine the distribution of Lantana camara (lantana) and its introduced biological control agents are reviewed and discussed. The relative merits and drawbacks of each species are summarized for the benefit of...

Author(s)
Day, M. D.; Broughton, S.; Hannan-Jones, M. A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2003, 24, 3, pp 63N-76N

The Code of Conduct for the Import and Release of Exotic Biological Control Agents was endorsed by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) members in 1995 and became the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) No. 3 under the International Plant Protection...

Author(s)
Kairo, M.T.K.\ Cock, M.J.W.\ Quinlan, M.M.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2003, 24, 1, pp 27N

The process of risk analysis used by regulatory bodies around the world to pre-judge biological control releases against weeds are reviewed. Based on comparative analysis, risk assessment, risk management, risk evaluation and risk communication, the manner by which the benefits and costs of...

Author(s)
Sheppard, A. W.; Hill, R.; DeClerck-Floate, R. A.; McClay, A.; Olckers, T.; Quimby, P. C., Jr.; Zimmermann, H. G.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2003, 24, 4, pp 91N-108N

Telenomus remus parasitizes the eggs of several lepidopterous insects. It is currently reared and released in many countries for control of Spodoptera spp. that are crop pests, particularly Spodoptera litura and Spodoptera frugiperda. The biology, ecology, historical use in pest management and...

Author(s)
Cave, R. D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2000, 21, 1, pp 21N-26N

Commercial mass rearing of entomophagous insects on artificial diets has been a goal for five decades, and economical production of biological control agents is desperately sought because of mounting needs for environmentally safe pest management methods. Yet, there is still no commercial...

Author(s)
Cohen, A. C.; Nordlund, D. A.; Smith, R. A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1999, 20, 3, pp 85N-90N

Horticultural field crops worldwide are under threat from three New World Liriomyza spp. of leafminers: Liriomyza sativae, Liriomyza trifolii and Liriomyza huidobrensis. These particular species are characterized by their high degree of polyphagy and the extent to which they have invaded new...

Author(s)
Murphy, S. T.; LaSalle, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1999, 20, 3, pp 91N-104N

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