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CAB Reviews

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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

There are more than 330 Liriomyza species (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and many are economically important pests of field crops, ornamentals and vegetables. Given the substantial economic losses associated with various aspects of Liriomyza feeding as well as the ability of these insects to rapidly...

Author(s)
Liu, T. X.; Kang Le; Heinz, K. M.; Trumble, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 004, pp 1-16

Harvesting and postharvest handling techniques for dates are reviewed and research findings are reported. Topics covered include fruit morphology and composition; cultivars; fruit development and ripening; harvesting; handling techniques; quality; physiological disorders; pathogens; insects; and...

Author(s)
Ait-Oubahou, A.; Yahia, E. M.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1999, 10, 6, pp 67N-74N

Author(s)
Neupane, F. P.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1995, 83, 12, pp 1291-1304

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

This literature review was prepared as part of a programme on the development of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as a mycoinsecticide against Bemisia tabaci. The Bemisia problem appeared in North America 10 years ago and has worsened over the past 5 years. It was thought that B. tabaci first became a...

Author(s)
Smith, P.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1993, 14, 4, pp 71N-78N

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

An account is given of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, and its natural enemies, with emphasis on biological control against the pest. Early biological control attempts using a bethylid parasitoid, Prorops nasuta, were not very successful, but recent programmes have utilized new...

Author(s)
Murphy, S. T.; Moore, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1990, 11, 2, pp 107-117

A review of the effects on fruit ripening of heat treatment for insect disinfestation or disease control. Fruit softening and ethylene production are the most commonly measured disrupted components of fruit ripening. The fruit softening enzymes are sometimes not produced following heating, while...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1990, 1, 5, pp 355-363

This review article on swedes and turnips includes notes on their insect pests, the damage caused by them and their control. These comprise the aphids Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) and Myzus persicae (Sulz.), the Cecidomyiid Contarinia nasturtii (Kieff.), the weevils Ceutorhynchus pleurostigma...

Author(s)
McNaughton, I. H.; Thow, R. F.
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1972, 25, 1, pp 1-12

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