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CAB Reviews

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

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Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

Author(s)
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 048, pp 1-10

Although there are a number of diseases that plague citrus production worldwide, two bacterial diseases are particularly problematic. Both are of Asian origin and currently cause severe economic damage: Asiatic citrus canker (ACC) and citrus huanglongbing (HLB). Although ACC has been found in the...

Author(s)
Gottwald, T. R.; Graham, J. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 016, pp 1-11

The history of genetic improvement of arthropod natural enemies is reviewed briefly and I describe the successful genetic improvement and deployment in California almond orchards of a pesticide-resistant predatory mite. Lessons learned from our efforts to deploy this and other natural enemies in...

Author(s)
Hoy, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 058, pp 12 pp.

Fopius arisanus (Hym., Braconidae) is an egg-pupal parasitoid of tephritid fruit flies. Since its introduction to Hawaii in the late 1940s, it has caused substantial reduction of fruit fly populations. Rearing methodology developed by the US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service...

Author(s)
Rousse, P.; Harris, E. J.; Quilici, S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2005, 26, 2, pp 59N-69N

The genus Chrysoperla contains several important predatory biological control agents that can be used in augmentation programmes. Because they are generalist predators, they can be used in a wide variety of agricultural situations. There is significant potential for commercialization of Chrysoperla ...

Author(s)
Wang, R.; Nordlund, D. A.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1994, 15, 4, pp 51N-57N

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

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

Author(s)
McGregor, W. G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1960, 13, 2, pp 83-87

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1956, 17, 1, pp 3-9

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