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CAB Reviews

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The financial and commercial logic of developing new genetic strategies for broad-spectrum resistance to insects is described along with details of the isolation of a gene for a protein able to meet this criterion, namely the cowpea trypsin inhibitor, CpTI, developed by the Agricultural Genetics...

Author(s)
Barfoot, P. D.; Connett, R. J. A.
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1989, 1, 2, pp 177-182

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

A report from a short consultation sponsored by ICRAF and CABI, which aimed to develop research approaches to pest problems in agroforestry. The report starts with a short background paper by Huxley, P. A. and Raintree, J. B., which includes tabular and diagrammatic representations of agroforestry...

Citation
Agroforestry Abstracts, 1989, 2, 2, pp 37-46

The natural enemies used against mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) in biological control programmes are reviewed and summarized. Parasitoids have been the most successful agents, especially those of the family Encyrtidae, and have given complete control of a number of major pseudococcid pests. Despite the ...

Author(s)
Moore, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1988, 9, 4, pp 209-225

Microbial control of greenhouse aphids and whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) has concentrated on the use of Verticillium lecanii and Aschersonia aleyrodis, both of which can be used in conjunction with the whitefly parasitoid Encarsia formosa. V. lecanii has a wide host range but can be...

Author(s)
Rombach, M. C.; Gillespie, A. T.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1988, 9, 1, pp 7-18

Author(s)
Hendricksen, R. E.; Minson, D. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1985, 55, 8, pp 217-228

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

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

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forest Products Abstracts, 1983, 6, 11, pp 317-334

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1983, 4, 4, pp 305-328

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