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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
Abstract

A new distribution map is provided for Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Host: coconut (Cocos nucifera). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Asia (Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam).

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2020, December, pp Map 848
Abstract

A new distribution map is provided for Delottococcus aberiae (De Lotto). Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae. Host: Citrus spp. Information is given on the geographical distribution in Africa (Eswatini, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe) and Europe (Spain).

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2020, December, pp Map 850
Abstract

The study was carried out to observe the parasitism of Papaya mealybug on host plant Abutilon sp. For this purpose, Samples were collected from Bhitabad and Nursery located near Memon Goth, Karachi, Pakistan. Experiments were performed in biological control laboratory at Pest Management Research...

Author(s)
Fatima Hasan; Seema Tahir; Imam Din; Channa, M. S. U.; Anwar, T.
Publisher
University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology, 2018, 15, 3, pp 561-564
Abstract

This study was conducted in 2015-16 to assess the role of maintaining natural enemies field reservoir (NEFR) for controlling papaya mealy bug Paracoccus marginatus William and Granara de Willink. The NEFR was established at Memon Goth-Karachi in a papaya field about a hectare. A shelter was...

Author(s)
Riaz Mahmood; Keerio, I. D.; Abdul Rehman; Khalid Rashid
Publisher
Pakistan Entomological Society, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Entomologist, 2018, 40, 1, pp 7-11
Abstract

Acerophagus papayae Noyes and Schauffis a parasitoid of papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willinkand also found in Pakistan. The biotic potential of Acerophagus papayae is studied in our present research at Biological Control Laboratory operated by CABI at PARC Karachi...

Author(s)
Shamsa Kanwal; Seema Tahir; Channa, M. S.; Riaz Mahmood; Keerio, I. D.; Abdul Rehman; Khalid Rashid; Tahir Anwar
Publisher
Entomological Society of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Entomology Karachi, 2017, 32, 1, pp 1-10
Abstract

This paper reports the results of surveys for natural enemies of Drosicha sp. conducted in 2017 in Skardu (Olding, Khargrong, Chumik, Tangus, Sundus and Sumbul Town) and adjoining areas such as Baghicha, Pakistan, at lower elevations and approximately 40 km from Skardu. Two natural enemies were...

Author(s)
Riaz Mahmood; Abdul Rehman; Khalid Rashid; Hashmi, M. A.; Shah, I. H.
Publisher
Georgia Entomological Society, Griffin, USA
Citation
Journal of Entomological Science, 2018, 53, 3, pp 396-399
Abstract

Papaya (Carica papaya L.) is one of the important fruit crops in Sindh, Pakistan. However, in recent years, the papaya crop had been adversely affected with papaya mealybug. Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) initiated its project "Phytosanitary Risk Management Program...

Author(s)
Babar Bajwa; Mazhar, M. S.; Bashir, M. K.; Honey, S. F.
Publisher
Elite Scientific Forum, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences, 2018, 16, 1, pp 27-34
Abstract

Biological control, a globally-important ecosystem service, can provide long-term and broad-scale suppression of invasive pests, weeds and pathogens in natural, urban and agricultural environments. Following (few) historic cases that led to sizeable environmental up-sets, the discipline of...

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Wongtiem, P.; Rauf, A.; Thancharoen, A.; Heimpel, G. E.; Le, N. T. T.; Fanani, M. Z.; Gurr, G. M.; Lundgren, J. G.; Burra, D. D.; Palao, L. K.; Hyman, G.; Graziosi, I.; Le, V. X.; Cock, M. J. W.; Tscharntke, T.; Wratten, S. D.; Nguyen, L. V.; You MinSheng; Lu YanHui; Ketelaar, J. W.; Goergen, G.; Neuenschwander, P.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 5796, pp e5796

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