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P. brassicae is an oligophagous insect that feeds on members of family Brassicaceae (Lal and Ram, 2004; Younas et al., 2004; Hwang et al., 2008; Hasan and Ansari, 2010; 2011). Damage to cabbage heads has been reported to be as high as 70-98% (Prasad, 1961; 1963).

Author(s)
Firake, D. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 41157,
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Phytoplasmas are wall-less, phloem-limited unculturable bacteria that are naturally spread by sap-sucking insects. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense', subgroup 16SrXII-B, is associated with a wide range of diseases in Australia and New Zealand. Important commercial crop hosts of 'Ca. Phytoplasma ...

Author(s)
Liefting, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 39956,
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This paper presents the results of a study conducted in Iran, in 2016-17, to investigate the effect of six types of winter cover crops including rye (Secale cereale), barley (Hordeum vulgare), hairy vetch (Vicia villosa), berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum), Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) and ...

Author(s)
Khojamli, R.; Siahmarguee, A.; Zeinali, E.; Soltani, A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Agroecology, 2019, 11, 2, pp 635-654
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Plasmodiophora brassicae is a root-infecting protist pathogen that causes clubroot disease in brassica species. The organism is soil-borne and has long-lived resting spores that can survive in soil for more than 15 years. Local spread of motile zoospores can be facilitated by wet conditions but...

Author(s)
McGrann, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 41865,
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Papuana huebneri is one of at least 19 species of known taro beetles native to the Indo-Pacific region; it is native to Papua New Guinea, the Molucca Islands in Indonesia, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and has been introduced to Kiribati. Taro (Colocasia esculenta) is an important crop in these...

Author(s)
Whittaker, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 38792,
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P. paradoxa is a tufted annual grass which is considered a weed in many areas and can be invasive. It contains tryptamine alkaloids, which are toxic to some animals. It is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has spread to locations including the USA, Australia and South America. It is ...

Author(s)
Popay, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 55425,
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F. convolvulus is a weedy species of gardens, cultivated fields, open habitats, orchards, non-crop areas, waste areas, and disturbed sites. It is well-adapted to a wide range of climatic conditions and soils. This species is a prolific seed producer and has the potential to produce up to 30,000...

Author(s)
Rojas-Sandoval, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 23874,
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M. nudiflora is classified as one of the world's worst weeds by Holm et al. (1977), infesting no less than 16 crops in 23 countries. It is a major weed species in rice and other crops (Moody, 1989), and is a moderately invasive weed species both in agricultural crops and non-agricultural areas in...

Author(s)
Rojas-Sandoval, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 35180,
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Introduction: A. craccivora is a cosmopolitan species with a worldwide distribution; abundant in subtropical and tropical regions, and in the Mediterranean. It is one of the commonest aphid species in the tropics.

Author(s)
Whittaker, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 6192,
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The diamondback moth (DBM) is one of the most studied insect pests in the world, yet it is among the 'leaders' of the most difficult pests to control. It was the first crop insect reported to develop resistance to microbial Bacillus thuringiensis insecticides, and has shown resistance to almost...

Author(s)
Sarfraz, R. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 42318,

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