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Following an introduction in which the author emphasizes the medicinal value of steroid drugs and draws attention to the advantages of producing solasodine from Solanum viarum rather than Dioscorea sp., the solasodine-producing species are surveyed and data on solasodine content tabulated. The...

Author(s)
Sahoo, S.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 64, 12, pp 1699-1705

The economic importance, taxonomy and host range and geographical distribution of P. semeniperda is reviewed, and information obtained from the world literature and from the International Mycological Institute and Australian records is collated into an annotated host range checklist.

Author(s)
Medd, R. W.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1992, 71, 12, pp 891-901

This review describes the taxonomy, botanical features and distribution of I. cylindrica. The potential for utilising I. cylindrica is considered, but emphasis is placed on its success as a weed and the necessity and problems of control. Methods of control are discussed in relation to constraints...

Author(s)
Townson, J. K.
Citation
Weed Abstracts, 1991, 40, 11, pp 457-468

From a survey of the literature between 1975 and mid-1989, an account of the incidence and importance of fungal, bacterial, virus and nematode diseases of soyabeans in the USSR is presented, with comments on biology and control. Production is concentrated in certain areas under environmental...

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Fulling, B. A.; Sinclair, J. B.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1991, 70, 11-12, pp 877-891

The dependence of individual pest species on environmental parameters, particularly climate, is discussed and the ways in which pests are likely to respond to changes in atmospheric gases, leading to a greenhouse effect, are reviewed. CLIMEX, a generic model of pest response to climate, is...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1991, 79, 11-12, pp 1177-1187

The use of parasites for augmentative biological control of insect pests in China is reviewed and discussed with particular reference to the use of Trichogramma, details being given of rearing methods, target pests (including pyralids on sugarcane and pyralids and noctuids on rice in Guangdong...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1985, 6, 3, pp 213-224

There is currently much interest in South Africa in Chilocorus nigritus (F.), a voracious predator of many species of scale insects, because of its role as a natural enemy of Aonidiella aurantii (Mask.) on citrus. The coccinellid, which was used successfully in classical biological control projects ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1984, 5, 2, pp 91-104

The author reviews the biology, North-American distribution, injuriousness, indigenous natural enemies and control of the main scolytids of economic importance in Canada. These are Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopk., which attacks Pinus (especially P. contorta), D. pseudotsugae Hopk., which attacks ...

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1983, 4, 4, pp 303-326

Author(s)
Conry, M. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Soils and Fertilizers, 1974, 37, 11, pp 319-326

Author(s)
Campbell, D. A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Soils and Fertilizers, 1956, 19, 4, pp 305-307

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