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Uganda was funded by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to run a project from October 2012 to March 2015 to strengthen its phytosanitary capacity in order to meet requirements of the European Union (EU) market and reduce interception of its rose exports due to the presence of...

Author(s)
Chege, F.; Bundi, M.; Kisingiri, J. B.; Nekambi, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Working Paper, 2021, 17, pp 24 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Techniques for work with plant and soil nematodes.

This book is extensively illustrated, and addresses both fundamental traditional techniques and new methodologies. The chapters aim to provide an introduction to basic techniques for laboratory and field work with plant-parasitic and free-living soil-dwelling nematodes. The coverage highlights...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book
Abstract

Increased tree mortality has become a widespread phenomenon and is largely attributed to climate change. Little field research has addressed the complex interactions between trees, herbivores, and their natural enemies as affected by temperature. We recorded the densities of bark insects and their...

Author(s)
Wermelinger, B.; Rigling, A.; Mathis, D. S.; Kenis, M.; Gossner, M. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2021, 12, 2,
Abstract

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

Many insects exhibit a short-day diapause response, whereby diapause is induced when daylength falls below a critical threshold. This response is an adaptation to ensure synchrony between periods of insect activity, and the availability of resources, but it can cause problems when organisms are...

Author(s)
Jones, I. M.; Seehausen, M. L.; Bourchier, R. S.; Smith, S. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Environmental Entomology, 2020, 49, 3, pp 580-585
Abstract

The Hepialidae species of Trinidad and Tobago are documented and two species are recognized. The new and monotypic genus Wallacella, gen. n., (Lepidoptera, Hepialidae) is erected to include Phassus guianensis Schaus of Guyana (Wallacella guianensis, comb. n.). The male holotype and genitalia are...

Author(s)
Mielke, C. G. C.; Grehan, J. R.; Cock, M. J. W.
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Zootaxa, 2020, 4758, 1, pp 181-190
Abstract

B. tabaci species complex are among the world's most devastating agricultural pests causing economic losses by direct feeding and more importantly by transmitting plant viruses like cotton leaf curl disease (CLCuD) associated viruses to cultivated cotton in Pakistan. Taxonomic diversity of B....

Author(s)
Shah, S. H. J.; Malik, A. H.; Zhang Bing; Bao YiMing; Javaria Qazi
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2020, 84,
Abstract

Tea is a perennial monoculture crop infested by approximately thousand species of pests. Conserving natural enemies is an important practice under non-conventional pest management strategy. In the present study, occurrence of spider population on tea in three different pest management practices has ...

Author(s)
Prasad, A. K.; Somnath Roy; Souvik Sen; Neave, S.; Akanksha Nagpal; Vinod Pandit
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 2020, 40, 3, pp 629-635
Abstract

The world's forests have never been more threatened by invasions of exotic pests and pathogens, whose causes and impacts are reinforced by global change. However, forest entomologists and pathologists have, for too long, worked independently, used different concepts and proposed specific management ...

Author(s)
Jactel, H.; Desprez-Loustau, M. L.; Battisti, A.; Brockerhoff, E.; Santini, A.; Stenlid, J.; Bjorkman, C.; Branco, M.; Dehnen-Schmutz, K.; Douma, J. C.; Drakulic, J.; Drizou, F.; Eschen, R.; Franco, J. C.; Gossner, M. M.; Green, S.; Kenis, M.; Klapwijk, M. J.; Liebhold, A. M.; Orazio, C.; Prospero, S.; Robinet, C.; Schroeder, M.; Slippers, B.; Stoev, P.; Sun JiangHua; Dool, R. van den; Wingfield, M. J.; Zalucki, M. P.
Publisher
Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
NeoBiota, 2020, 58, pp 107-127

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