Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Biological control programmes in Canada 2001-2012.

Book cover for Biological control programmes in Canada 2001-2012.


This volume (71 chapters), the fifth in a series documenting biological control programmes in Canada, presents new information on specific insect, weed or plant diseases, some of which are updates of on-going studies on historical biological control projects while other chapters report on biological control efforts for new emerging invasive alien species. In each case, information is presented in ...

Chapter 3 (Page no: 12)

Climate change and biological control in Canada.

This chapter discusses the possible effects of climate change on the ecology of invasive pests and their natural enemies in Canada, and describes the applications of climate modelling in studying range expansion of biological control agents and target pests.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Regulation of biological control in Canada. Author(s): Mason, P. G., Kabaluk, J. T., Spencer, B., Gillespie, D. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) Access and benefit sharing and biological control. Author(s): Mason, P. G., Brodeur, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 22) New tools in biological control: molecular markers and mathematical models. Author(s): Gariepy, T. D., Roitberg, B. D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) A novel approach for developing microbial biopesticides. Author(s): Boyetchko, S. M., Svircev, A. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 43) Reproductive parasites: symbiotic bacteria for potential use in biological control. Author(s): Floate, K. D., Kyei-Poku, G. K.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 54) Acantholyda erythrocephala L., pine false webworm (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae). Author(s): Lyons, D. B.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 56) Acrolepiopsis assectella (Zeller), leek moth (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae). Author(s): Mason, P. G., Jenner, W. H., Brauner, A., Kuhlmann, U., Cappuccino, N.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 62) Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Author(s): Lyons, D. B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 72) Agriotes spp. L., wireworms and click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Author(s): Kabaluk, T., Janmaat, A., Sheedy, C., Goettel, M., Noronha, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 82) Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky), Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Author(s): Turgeon, J. J., Smith, M. T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 93) Aphis glycines Matsumura, soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Author(s): Brodeur, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 98) Aphis gossypii Glover, melon/cotton aphid, Aulacorthum solani (Kaltenbach), foxglove aphid, and other arthropod pests in greenhouse crops. Author(s): Buitenhuis, R., Murphy, G., Shipp, L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 107) Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc), tomato/potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Author(s): McGregor, R. R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 112) Cephus cinctus Norton, wheat stem sawfly (Hymenoptera: Cephidae). Author(s): Cárcamo, H., Beres, B.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 119) Ceutorhynchus obstrictus (Marsham), cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Author(s): Haye, T., Mason, P. G., Dosdall, L. M., Gillespie, D. R., Gibson, G. A. P., Kuhlmann, U.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 130) Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris), obliquebanded leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Author(s): Cossentine, J., Vincent, C., Smirle, M., Côté, J. C.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 134) Contarinia nasturtii Kieffer, swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Author(s): Abram, P. K., Boivin, G., Haye, T., Mason, P. G.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 139) Cydia pomonella (L.), codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Author(s): Cossentine, J., Vincent, C.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 142) Delia radicum (L.), cabbage maggot (Diptera: Anthomyiidae). Author(s): Holliday, N. J., Andreassen, L. D., Dixon, P. L., Kuhlmann, U.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 152) Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Author(s): Thistlewood, H. M. A., Gibson, G. A. P., Gillespie, D. R., Fitzpatrick, S. M.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 156) Enarmonia formosana Scopoli, cherry bark tortrix (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Author(s): Jenner, W. H., Jenner, E. J., Kuhlmann, U., Bennett, A. M., Cossentine, J. E.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 164) Euxoa ochrogaster (Guenée), redbacked cutworm, Euxoa messoria (Harris), darksided cutworm, and Euxoa auxiliaris (Grote), army cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Author(s): Gavloski, J., Hervet, V.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 175) Fenusa pumila Leach, birch leaf miner, Profenusa thomsoni (Konow), ambermarked birch leaf miner (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae). Author(s): MacQuarrie, C. J. K., Langor, D. W., Digweed, S. C., Spence, J. R.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 182) Haematobia irritans L., horn fly, Musca domestica L., house fly, and Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae). Author(s): Floate, K. D., Lysyk, T. J., Gibson, G. A. P.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 192) Harmonia axyridis (Pallas), multicolored Asian ladybeetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Author(s): Vincent, C., Pickering, G.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 198) Hoplocampa testudinea (Klug), European apple sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae). Author(s): Vincent, C., Babendreier, D., Kuhlmann, U., Lasnier, J.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 203) Lambdina fiscellaria (Guenée), hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Author(s): Hébert, C., Brodeur, J.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 208) Lilioceris lilii (Scopoli), lily leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Author(s): Cappuccino, N., Haye, T., Tewksbury, L., Casagrande, R.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 214) Listronotus oregonensis (LeConte), carrot weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Author(s): Boivin, G.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 221) Lygus lineolaris (Palisot), tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). Author(s): Broadbent, A. B., Haye, T., Gariepy, T., Olfert, O., Kuhlmann, U.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 228) Mamestra configurata Walker, bertha armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Author(s): Erlandson, M. A.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 233) Oulema melanopus (L.), cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Author(s): Kher, S. V., Dosdall, L. M., Cárcamo, H.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 238) Panonychus ulmi (Koch) European red mite (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae). Author(s): Thistlewood, H. M. A., Bostanian, N. J., Hardman, J. M.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 244) Phyllonorycter blancardella (Fabricius), spotted tentiform leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Author(s): Vincent, C., Huber, J. T., Gibson, G. A. P., Goulet, H.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 248) Phyllotreta cruciferae (Goeze), crucifer flea beetle and P. striolata (Fabricius), striped flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Author(s): Soroka, J. J.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 256) Plutella xylostella (L.), diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Author(s): Munir, S., Dosdall, L. M., Soroka, J. J., Olfert, O., Andrahennadi, R.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 263) Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae). Author(s): Ryan, K., Smith, S. M., Turgeon, J. J.
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 272) Sitodiplosis mosellana (Géhin), orange wheat blossom midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Author(s): Doane, J. F., Olfert, O. O., Elliott, R. H., Hartley, S., Meers, S.
Chapter: 40 (Page no: 277) Sitona spp. Germar, broad nosed weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Author(s): Cárcamo, H., Vankosky, M.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 285) Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen), apple clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Author(s): Cossentine, J., Aurelian, V. M., Judd, G. J. R.
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 291) Trichoplusia ni Hübner, cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Author(s): Erlandson, M. A.
Chapter: 43 (Page no: 296) Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., common ragweed (Asteraceae). Author(s): Watson, A. K., Teshler, M.
Chapter: 44 (Page no: 302) Centaurea diffusa Lamarck, diffuse knapweed, and Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos (S.G. Gmel. ex Gugler) Hayek, spotted knapweed (Asteraceae). Author(s): Bourchier, R. S., Hezewijk, B. H. van
Chapter: 45 (Page no: 307) Convolvulus arvensis L., field bindweed (Convolvulaceae). Author(s): McClay, A. S., Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
Chapter: 46 (Page no: 309) Cynoglossum officinale (L.), houndstongue (Boraginaceae). Author(s): Clerck-Floate, R. A. de
Chapter: 47 (Page no: 315) Euphorbia esula L., leafy spurge (Euphorbiaceae). Author(s): Bourchier, R. S., Hezewijk, B. H. van
Chapter: 48 (Page no: 321) Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decraene, Japanese knotweed, Fallopia sachalinensis (F. Schmidt) Ronse Decraene, giant knotweed, Fallopia × bohemica (Chrtek & Chrtková) J. P. Bailey, Bohemian knotweed (Polygonaceae). Author(s): Bourchier, R. S., Grevstad, F., Shaw, R.
Chapter: 49 (Page no: 329) Galium spurium L., false cleavers, and G. aparine L., cleavers (Rubiaceae). Author(s): McClay, A. S.
Chapter: 50 (Page no: 332) Lepidium draba L., L. chalepense L., L. appelianum Al-Shehbaz, hoary cresses (Brassicaceae). Author(s): Hinz, H. L., Bourchier, R. S., Schwarzläder, M.
Chapter: 51 (Page no: 337) Leucanthemum vulgare Lam., oxeye daisy (Asteraceae). Author(s): McClay, A. S., Stutz, S., Schaffner, U.
Chapter: 52 (Page no: 342) Linaria dalmatica (L.) Miller, Dalmatian toadflax (Plantaginaceae). Author(s): Clerck-Floate, R. A. de, Turner, S. C.
Chapter: 53 (Page no: 354) Linaria vulgaris Mill., yellow toadflax (Plantaginaceae). Author(s): Clerck-Floate, R. A. de, McClay, A. S.
Chapter: 54 (Page no: 363) Lythrum salicaria L., purple loosestrife (Lythraceae). Author(s): Corrigan, J., Gillespie, D. R., Clerck-Floate, R. de, Mason, P. G.
Chapter: 55 (Page no: 367) Malva pusilla Smith, round-leaved mallow (Malvaceae). Author(s): Hildebrand, P. D., Konoff, C., Jensen, K. I. N.
Chapter: 56 (Page no: 370) Setaria viridis (L.) Beauvois, green foxtail (Poaceae). Author(s): Boyetchko, S. M., Peng, G., Hynes, R. K., Bastide, P. Y. de la
Chapter: 57 (Page no: 378) Tanacetum vulgare L., common tansy (Asteraceae). Author(s): McClay, A. S., Gassmann, A.
Chapter: 58 (Page no: 383) Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg, dandelion (Asteraceae). Author(s): Watson, A. K., Bailey, K. L.
Chapter: 59 (Page no: 391) Tripleurospermum inodorum (L.) Sch. Bip., scentless chamomile (Asteraceae). Author(s): McClay, A. S., Peng, G., Bailey, K. L., Hynes, R. K., Hinz, H. L.
Chapter: 60 (Page no: 402) Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench, V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar., swallow-worts, dog strangling vine (Apocynaceae). Author(s): Bourchier, R. S., Weed, A., Casagrande, R., Gassmann, A., Smith, S. M., Cappuccino, N.
Chapter: 61 (Page no: 408) Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al., fire blight (Enterobacteriaceae). Author(s): Svircev, A. M., Boulé, J., Sholberg, P., Castle, A. J.
Chapter: 62 (Page no: 412) Fusarium graminearum Schwabe (teleomorph Gibberella zeae (Schwein.) Petch.), Fusarium head blight disease (Nectriaceae). Author(s): He JianWei, Boland, G. J., Zhou Ting
Chapter: 63 (Page no: 420) Heterobasidion irregulare Garbel. & Otrosina, annosus root rot (Bondarzewiaceae). Author(s): Laflamme, G., Dumas, M. T.
Chapter: 64 (Page no: 424) Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi (Reade) honey, mummy berry (Monilinia blight) (Sclerotiniaceae). Author(s): Traquair, J. A., Hildebrand, P. D., Langdon, D. H., Boland, G. J.
Chapter: 65 (Page no: 429) Plasmodiophora brassicae Woronin, clubroot of crucifers (Plasmodiophoraceae). Author(s): Peng, G., Lahlali, R., Hynes, R. K., Boyetchko, S. M., Gossen, B. D., Hwang SheauFang, Pageau, D., McDonald, M. R., Strelkov, S. E.
Chapter: 66 (Page no: 438) Pythium aphanidermatum (Edson) Fitzpatrick and Pythium ultimum Trow (Pythiaceae), seedling damping-off and root and crown rot. Author(s): Abbasi, P. A.
Chapter: 67 (Page no: 446) Rhizoctonia solani Kühn (anamorphic state of Thanatephorus cucumeris (A.B. Frank) Donk), damping-off, root and crown rot, blight, leaf spot, stem canker and tuber scurf (Ceratobasidiaceae). Author(s): Traquair, J. A., Hynes, R. K., Sabaratnam, S., Abbasi, P. A.
Chapter: 68 (Page no: 453) Streptomyces scabies Lambert and Loria, common scab or potato scab (Streptomycetaceae), and Verticillium dahliae Klebahn, Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke and Berthhold, verticillium wilt (Plectosphaerellaceae). Author(s): Abbasi, P. A.
Chapter: 69 (Page no: 463) Taphrina deformans (Berk.) Tul., peach leaf curl (Taphrinaceae). Author(s): Traquair, J. A., Svircev, A. M.
Chapter: 70 (Page no: 466) Xanthomonas euvesicatoria Jones et al., Xanthomonas perforans Jones et al., Xanthomonas vesicatoria (ex Doidge) Vauterin et al., Xanthomonas gardneri (ex Šutič) Jones et al., bacterial spot of tomato and pepper (Xanthomonadaceae). Author(s): Cuppels, D. A., Abbasi, P. A.
Chapter: 71 (Page no: 474) Invasive alien species and future biological control targets. Author(s): Gillespie, D. R., Mason, P. G.