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CAB Reviews

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Author(s)
Grewal, P. S.; Siddiqi, S. F.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nematological Abstracts, 1993, 62, 4, pp 175-208

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

Research into the use of microbial pesticides to control locusts and grasshoppers (Acrididae) has renewed interest in the use of bait and inert particle formulations, which are particularly appropriate for this application. They are also far more efficient in terms of dose transfer than spray...

Author(s)
Caudwell, R. W.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1993, 14, 3, pp 53N-57N

Despite over a hundred years of interest, the potential of entomopathogenic fungi as mycoinsecticides for practical insect control has not been realised. Problems with the development of effective products include specificity, mass production, stability in storage, speed of kill and efficacy under...

Author(s)
Moore, D.; Prior, C.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1993, 14, 2, pp 31N-40N

The many patterns and hypothesized mechanisms that have been reported in studies of the parasitoid assemblages of phytophagous insects are reviewed. Most of these mechanisms involve differences in the responses of specialist and generalist parasitoids to the biology and ecology of the host species. ...

Author(s)
Towner, C. V.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1993, 14, 1, pp 13N-19N