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The giant pine scale, Marchalina hellenica Gennadius (Hemiptera: Marchalinidae), is a sap-sucking insect native to South-East Europe that was recently introduced in Australia where it threatens the pine forestry industry. To initiate a classical biological control programme, a literature review and ...

Author(s)
Avtzis, D. N.; Lubanga, U. K.; Lefoe, G. K.; Kwong, R. M.; Eleftheriadou, N.; Andreadi, A.; Elms, S.; Shaw, R.; Kenis, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 413-423
Abstract

Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw (Cactaceae) is invasive in Laikipia County, Kenya, impacting negatively on biodiversity and livelihoods. To control this invasive plant the biocontrol agent Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera; Dactylopiidae) 'stricta' biotype was released in 2014. A preliminary...

Author(s)
Witt, A. B. R.; Nunda, W.; Makale, F.; Reynolds, K.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 515-523
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: its rich history and bright future.

This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: information sources, organizations, types and approaches in biological control.

Biological control with arthropod natural enemies and microbial control agents has been applied since the year 1895 in Latin America and the Caribbean and is currently used on a very large scale. Sources about the history and current situation of biocontrol in this region were not easy to trace and ...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Barbados.

Early classical biocontrol successes in Barbados, some in combination with natural control, were the control of: sugarcane borers, sugarcane mealybugs and West Indian cane fly in sugarcane; cottony cushion scale and citrus blackfly in citrus; coconut whitefly in palm; fall armyworm in vegetables...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol establish that genetic resources shall be accessed only upon the existence of prior informed consent of the country that provides those resources and that benefits arising from their utilization shall be shared. Pursuant to both...

Author(s)
Silvestri, L.; Sosa, A.; Mc Kay, F.; Vitorino, M. D.; Hill, M.; Zachariades, C.; Hight, S.; Weyl, P.; Smith, D.; Djeddour, D.; Mason, P. G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 2, pp 125-141
Abstract

Russian Olive, Elaeagnus angustifolia was introduced into North America primarily as a wind break and shade tree. Today it is listed as a noxious weed in the U.S. and Canada. During field surveys in the native range, the eriophyid mite, Aceria angustifoliae was identified as a promising biological...

Author(s)
Weyl, P.; Asadi, G. A.; Cristofaro, M.; Vidovic, B.; Petanovic, R.; Marini, F.; Schaffner, U.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Biocontrol Science and Technology, 2020, 30, 1, pp 85-92
Abstract

Author(s)
Zhao, L.; Zhang, T.; Zhen, S.; Wang, B.; Wan, M.; Qiao, Y.
Citation
China Plant Protection, 2018, 38, 2, pp 84-88
Abstract

Background Fruit flies are important insect pests of horticultural crops. Pesticides used to control them which cause environmental and health hazards; therefore, other alternative sustainable management measures are required. Main body Successful implementation of an integrated pest management...

Author(s)
Fazl Ullah; Muzammil Farooq; Sabyan Faris Honey; Naeem Zada
Publisher
SpringerOpen, London, UK
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 2021, 31, 9,
Abstract

This review summarizes all known direct nontarget attack (NTA) cases of intentionally released or actively redistributed weed biological control agents, in order to allow for an objective risk-benefit analysis when choosing the most appropriate method for controlling invasive plants. Of 457 agents...

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Winston, R. L.; Schwarzländer, M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Quarterly Review of Biology, 2019, 94, 1, pp 1-27

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