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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 provides summary of the most commonly used methods and tools for monitoring and sampling of date palm pests. Emphasis is given to major pests of economic importance. The paper is arranged into different sections, which deal with morphology and architecture of date palm as one of the...

Author(s)
El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.; Mohammed, M. E. A.; Al-Hajhoj, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 022, pp 1-11

The potato tuberworm, Phthorimaea operculella Zeller, is one of the most economically significant insect pests of potato in both field and storage worldwide. The biology of the pest and various management strategies such as cultural practices, biological, and chemical control and other control...

Author(s)
Gao YuLin
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 022, pp 1-3

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

The khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) is a very destructive pest of stored agricultural products and one of the most important quarantine insect pests worldwide. Very strict legislation and other measures are being taken by many countries so as to prevent the...

Author(s)
Eliopoulos, P. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 012, pp 1-13

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2001, 12, 4, pp 25N-44N

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

Biotechnological approaches to the control of stored products pests are reviewed. Particular attention is given to the potential of chemical defense proteins that could be engineered into plants.

Author(s)
Baker, J. E.; Kramer, K. J.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1996, 7, 2, pp 11N-18N

Numerous natural compounds have been tested in recent years as insect antifeedants. The biological effects of antifeedants, methods for their bioassay, structure-activity relationships and prospects for their use in storage insect control are reviewed. Besides having antifeedant effects, some of...

Author(s)
Nawrot, J.; Harmatha, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 2, pp 17N-21N

Monitoring programmes and predictive models can provide information about stored grain insect populations that is needed to make pest management decisions. Factors that should be considered in developing a sampling programme are discussed to help scientists and managers decide which sampling method ...

Author(s)
Hagstrum, D. W.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 3, pp 39N-45N

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

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