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CAB Reviews

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Scolytid beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) are a large group of beetles associated with many tree species. Some species consume dead wood and vector an array of fungi which contribute to recycling of organic material, so are often an important component of forest ecology. However,...

Author(s)
Glare, T. R.; Reay, S. D.; Etxebeste, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 051, pp 1-17

Of more than 570 entomophagous birds in China, about 30 species are of importance for pest control in agriculture and forestry. Their use for controlling pests in rice fields, forests and grasslands is reviewed. A brief summary of the history of using birds for pest control in ancient China is also ...

Author(s)
Zhang, Z. Q.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1992, 13, 1, pp 11N-16N

The biology, damage and dynamics of the eastern and western hemlock loopers, Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria and L. f. lugubrosa, are reviewed from the literature. The main hosts are Tsuga canadensis and T. heterophylla. Information on current control methods is given and the more important...

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.; Räther, M.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1990, 11, 3, pp 209-222

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 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

The author reviews the biology, natural enemies, population dynamics and control of Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.), an important pest of fir (Abies) and spruce (Picea) in North America, and discusses 7 species of budworms considered to be the equivalents in Europe of C. fumiferana in North...

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1983, 4, 2, pp 103-126

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1967, 28, 2, pp 203-217

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1958, 19, 1, pp 3-10

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