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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 lists 132 species of insect and mite pests associated with date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) grown worldwide. These species are distributed among eight insect orders and 30 families, besides one order of mite comprising nine families. Most of the species (52) were reported on the leaf...

Author(s)
El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.; Al-Hajhoj, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 049, pp 1-18

Rice is a staple food and the foundation of national stability and economic growth in many developing countries. Rice pests are major biotic constraints limiting rice production globally. This review discusses the biology, ecology, global distribution and plant damage and yield losses caused by...

Author(s)
Heinrichs, E. A.; Rangaswamy Muniappan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 030, pp 1-31

Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

Author(s)
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 048, pp 1-10

The compatibility of biological and non-biological methods for controlling arthropods infesting stored products is reviewed. Chemical, physical, biotechnical and microbiological methods are discussed, as well as resistant crop varieties, conservation of beneficial insects, kairomones and the...

Author(s)
Schöller, M.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1998, 9, 2, pp 15N-20N

Pterochloroides persicae has assumed pest status on peach and almond in several countries in southern Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and most recently in the Arabian peninsular, in Yemen, where it has been reported causing severe damage. Distribution records suggest that it is...

Author(s)
Kairo, M. T. K.; Poswal, M. A.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1995, 16, 3, pp 41N-47N

Author(s)
Nwanze, K. F.; Harris, K. M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1992, 80, 12, pp 1133-1155

The biological control of various pests in Bangladesh is briefly reviewed. The utilization of parasitoids, predators, pathogens, resistant varieties and sterile insect release technqiues in pest management is discussed and guidelines for future research are suggested.

Author(s)
Khan, A. R.; Mannan, A.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1991, 12, 2, pp 121-127

In this review, the authors begin by outlining the potential for damage by Ceratitis capitata to a wide range of tropical and subtropical fruits and vegetables, and the extensive quarantine and commodity treatment measures that are often required. Control measures are then discussed, with...

Author(s)
Mitchell, W. C.; Saul, S. H.
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 78, 9, pp 923-930

Biological pesticides are an attractive alternative to toxic conventional chemicals for the management of insect and weed problems. However, their production in the developed world has concentrated on high technology methods involving complex equipment and sterile culture conditions. These methods...

Author(s)
Prior, C.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1989, 10, 1, pp 17-22

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