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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 Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Bolivia.

A number of introductions of parasitoids and predators were carried out in the 1950s for classical biological control of olive scale, woolly apple aphid, white peach scale, Mediterranean fruit fly and Anastrepha fruit fly, with control of cottony cushion scale by the coccinellid Rodolia being a...

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

A new distribution map is provided for Paratrichodorus teres (Hooper) Siddiqi. Enoplea: Dorylaimida: Trichodoridae. Hosts: sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera), potato (Solanum tuberosum), onion (Allium cepa) and various bulbs. Information is given on the geographical distribution in Africa...

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CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2020, October, pp Map 1270 (Edition 1)
Abstract

A new distribution map is provided for Wilsoniana occidentalis (Wilson) Abdul Haq & Shahzads. Oomycota: Albuginales: Albuginaceae. Host: spinach (Spinacia oleracea). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Asia (China, India, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Iran, Pakistan,...

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2020, October, pp Map 1276 (Edition 1)
Abstract

Background: Protein-containing samples can readily be characterised and/or identified using matrix-assisted laser-desorption and ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS). This technique however requires relatively-fresh biological material that contains proteins that have not yet...

Author(s)
Reeve, M. A.; Buddie, A. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Plant Methods, 2018, 14, 90, pp (15 October 2018)
Abstract

In late March 2016, leaf spots of carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) cv. Konoha were detected in a greenhouse in Chiba, Japan. Leaf spot symptoms appeared as brown or purple spots with concentric rings 5-10 mm in diameter on the upper leaves. In early May 2016, disease incidence reached...

Author(s)
Misawa, T.; Kurose, D.; Kubo, C.; Uematsu, S.
Publisher
British Society for Plant Pathology, Reading, UK
Citation
New Disease Reports, 2018, 38, pp 12
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Author(s)
Kurose, D.
Citation
JAPR Journal, 2018, 52, 3, pp 19-23
Abstract

The family Cactaceae Juss. contains some of the most widespread and damaging invasive alien plant species in the world, with Australia (39 species), South Africa (35) and Spain (24) being the main hotspots of invasion. The Global Cactus Working Group (IOBC GCWG) was launched in 2015 to improve...

Author(s)
Novoa, A.; Brundu, G.; Day, M. D.; Deltoro, V.; Essl, F.; Foxcroft, L. C.; Fried, G.; Kaplan, H.; Kumschick, S.; Lloyd, S.; Marchante, E.; Marchante, H.; Paterson, I. D.; Pyšek, P.; Richardson, D. M.; Witt, A.; Zimmermann, H. G.; Wilson, J. R. U.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Plants, 2019, 8, 10, pp 421
Abstract

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
Manuals, 2019, pp 112 pp.
Abstract

This chapter discusses the nature of weed biocontrol, attempts at biological control of weeds in European extensive and intensive agriculture, the biological control of non-native weeds in Europe, the possible combination of biological control with other weed control strategies (this has often been ...

Author(s)
Shaw, R. H.; Hatcher, P. E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Weed research: expanding horizons, 2017, pp 215-243

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