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CAB Reviews

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

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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...

Manrakhan, A.
CABI, Wallingford, UK
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 003, pp 1-13

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...

Mitchell, W. C.; Saul, S. H.
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 78, 9, pp 923-930

Work in recent decades on the possibilities of the biological control of important weedy thistles of the genera Carduus, Cirsium and Silybum is reviewed. Almost all these weeds are European or Eurasian in origin and many have been introduced into North America. Surveys of phytophagous insects...

Schroder, D.
Biocontrol News and Information, 1980, 1, 1, pp 9-26