Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Investigations on parasites and predators of some major forest insect pests in India.

Abstract

The natural enemies of Adelges spp., Pineus laevis (Mask.), Lymantria obfuscata Wlk., Hypsipyla robusta (Moore), Petrova cristata (Wlsm.), Dioryctria spp. and Sirex spp. have been investigated in India with a view to possible biological control of these or related forest pests in various parts of the world; current or recent work on them is reviewed from the literature, and possibilities of using them for biological control are discussed.