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This proceedings includes 60 papers and 41 poster abstracts presented at the conference focusing on the impact, biology and control of pests in the urban environment. The topics discussed are: urban pests such as bed bugs, flies, cockroaches, invasive species, rodents, vertebrate pests (e.g.,...

Author(s)
Davies, M. P.; Pfeiffer, C.; Robinson, W. H.
Publisher
International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP), UK, UK
Citation
9th International conference on urban pests, Birmingham, UK, 9-12 July 2017, 2017, pp 1-481
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The newly detected noxious weed (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) is an invasive alien species in Malaysia. The degree of seriousness of the invasion of parthenium weed can be predicted from the condition of weed seed bank in the soil. A study was conducted to investigate the soil seed bank of...

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Karim, S. M. R.; Nurzafirah, Z.; Norhafizah, M. Z.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2017, 40, 4, pp 565-575
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Quick and authentic identification of exotic and potentially invasive taxa with capability of causing high economic losses or detriments is essential prerequisite for effective plant quarantine and biological control initiatives. The order Thysanoptera includes several agricultural pest species...

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Sabahi, S.; Fekrat, L.; Zakiaghl, M.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2017, 19, 6, pp 1279-1290
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A complete begomovirus complex (including a begomovirus, beta- and alphasatellite) was amplified from an invasive and widespread weed, Parthenium hysterophorus, and obtained clones were sequenced. Results showed that isolated begomovirus is Cherry tomato leaf curl virus (CToLCV) sharing highest...

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Qurashi, F.; Sattar, M. N.; Iqbal, Z.; Haider, M. S.
Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Journal of Plant Pathology, 2017, 99, 1, pp 267-272
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Aim: Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, is a worldwide invasive pest causing devastating damage on crops. Now it becomes a big threat to vegetable and ornamental industry in China. In order to establish the basis of using aggregation pheromone to monitor and control this pest, the...

Author(s)
Li XiaoWei; Sun RanRan; Zhang JinMing; Zhang ZhiJun; Lu YaoBin
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2017, 60, 12, pp 1439-1446
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Acacia saligna (Port Jackson) is one of the most pervasive IAPs in South Africa. The government's control efforts have by and large not been co-financed by the private sector due to a lack of incentives. Here we develop a system dynamics model to assess the costs and benefits of using the invasive ...

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Mudavanhu, S.; Blignaut, J. N.; Vink, N.; Crookes, D.; Meincken, M.; Effah, B.; Murima, D.; Nkambule, N.
Publisher
African Association of Agricultural Economists, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2017, 12, 4, pp 322-365
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The invasive technique of increment coring may be unavoidable in forest ecology research requiring data on wood traits. Despite this, no study has examined the effects of increment coring on tropical forest trees. We cored 35 trees of 11 species from nine families, with wood densities ranging from...

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Neo, L.; Chong, K. Y.; Koh, C. Y.; Tan, S. Y.; Loh, J. W.; Lim, R. C. J.; Seah, W. W.; Tan, H. T. W.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2017, 29, 4, pp 519-529
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Invasive insect pests are threat to native flora as well as cultivated crops all around the globe. Tuta absoluta is a recent invasion to India and caused economic damage to tomato in South-Central India. The pest was noticed on Solanum melongena L. in southern most part of the Country and caused...

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Sivakumar, T.; Josephrajkumar, A.; Anitha, N.
Publisher
Association for Advancement of Entomology, Thiruvanathapuram, India
Citation
Entomon, 2017, 42, 4, pp 335-338
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Plant exudates and secondary metabolites have a variety of biological actions. This is measurable through allelopathic, herbicidal, toxic (human and animal) and insecticidal activity. Allelochemicals are products of plants, algae, bacteria and fungi and affect the growth and development of...

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Tanasković, S.; Popović, B.; Djurovic, V.; Marjanovic, M.; Draskovic, G.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of East Sarajevo, Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
VIII International Scientific Agriculture Symposium, "Agrosym 2017", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 2017. Book of Proceedings, 2017, pp 1576-1580
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The present investigation studies mass production of the facultative parasitic mite, Aegyptus rhynchophorus, on sugar cane inoculated with fungi Memnoniella spp. And artifice culture from Memnoniella spp. Only as bio control agents against the red palm weevil in Egypt. Aegyptus rhynchophorus...

Author(s)
Allam, S. F.; El-Badawy, A. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of East Sarajevo, Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
VIII International Scientific Agriculture Symposium, "Agrosym 2017", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 2017. Book of Proceedings, 2017, pp 1172-1177

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