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CAB Reviews

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The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an important pest of commercial fruit and vegetables in various parts of Asia and Africa, in some South Pacific islands and in Hawaii. Commercial fruit and vegetables can be protected from this pest prior to harvest...

Author(s)
Manrakhan, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 003, pp 1-13

Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are increasingly being used as biological control of insect pests due to their successful biocontrol activity against various economically important insect pests. Despite the growing success of EPNs, their effective use in orchards remains rather scarce. The...

Author(s)
Belien, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 058, pp 1-11

Biological control has a long and rich history in Ukraine which is closely linked with other countries of the Former Soviet Union, and some relevant studies from these countries are also included in this review. The use of natural enemies against Ukrainian insect pests demonstrates that biological...

Author(s)
Stefanovska, T. R.; Pidlisnyuk, V. V.; Kaya, H. K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 008, pp 15 pp.

Grass is the most widely grown and valuable crop in UK agriculture. Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), the most common species sown, is often heavily attacked by a complex of stem boring Diptera, with Oscinella spp. and Geomyza tripunctata the most important. The biology of the stem borers is...

Author(s)
Moore, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1995, 16, 1, pp 7N-20N

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

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

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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