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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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A brief view on the importance of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is given by discussing the concept since it was first advocated in 1959 up to the adoption of IPM as a policy within the European Union. Reference is made to the need for crop monitoring and improved application techniques as well...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 012, pp 1-2

Emerging plant pests and diseases are a threat to biodiversity, food security and sustainability. In Europe, recent plant health emergencies include European ash dieback (due to the ascomycete Hymenoscyphus fraxineus), the outbreak of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa on olive trees in Apulia, Italy ...

Author(s)
Pautasso, M.; Petter, F.; Rortais, A.; Roy, A. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 021, pp 1-16

The tomato borer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) evolved from a local South American concern to become a worldwide threat in tomato production less than three decades after initially spreading throughout South America, and eventually through Europe, North Africa and Middle East...

Author(s)
Guedes, R. N. C.; Siqueira, H. A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 055, pp 1-7

The pea leaf weevil, Sitona lineatus L. (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), is a significant pest of field pea (Pisum sativum L.) and broad bean (Vicia faba L.) crops throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America and it has recently become an established pest in the Canadian prairies. The geographical ...

Author(s)
Vankosky, M.; Dosdall, L. M.; Cárcamo, H. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 007, pp 1-18

In the context of possible biological control of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.), available information is summarized on the distribution of M. spicatum and closely related species, and the known insect and pathogen natural enemies recorded from Eurasia. Research gaps identified...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Häfliger, P.; Hinz, H. L.; Grosskopf, G.; Seier, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 019, pp 20 pp.

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

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 description of the biology, dynamics and damage caused by Paradiplosis tumifex Gagné and Mindarus abietinus Koch in Christmas tree plantations in North America is reviewed from the literature. Information on the extent of natural control by native natural enemies is provided and the current...

Author(s)
Räther, M.; Mills, N. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1989, 10, 2, pp 119-129

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

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

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