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Biological control : a global perspective

Author: Charles Vincent; Mark S Goettel; George Lazarovits
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : CABI, c©2007.
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Draws historical perspectives and approaches used in the development of biological control. This book presents the personal experiences of scientists from the initial search for suitable control  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Vincent; Mark S Goettel; George Lazarovits
ISBN: 9781845932657 184593265X
OCLC Number: 124026472
Description: xvi, 440 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Adventures in biocontrol / George Lazarovits, Mark S. Goettel and Charles Vincent --
Search for biological control agents of invasive Mediterranean snails / James Coupland and Geoff Baker --
Introductions of parasitoids to control apple ermine moth in British Columbia / Joan E. Cossentine and Ulrich Kuhlmann --
Introductions of parasitoids to control the imported cabbageworm / Roy Van Driesche --
Biological control of cassava green mite in Africa / Steve Yaninek --
The multicoloured Asian ladybird beetle / Eric Lucas, Genevive Labrie, Charles Vincent and Joseph Kovach --
Introduction of a fungus into North America for control of gypsy moth / Ann E. Hajek --
Weevils control invasive thistles in Canada / Peter Harris --
How many and what kind of agents for the biological control of weeds / Judith H. Myers --
Why is biocontrol of common ragweed, the most allergenic weed in eastern Europe, still only a hope? / Levente Kiss --
Biocontrol for everyman / Robert N. Wiedenmann [and others] --
Biological control for insect pests in greenhouses / Joop van Lenteren --
From chemical to biological control in Canadian greenhouse crops / Les Shipp [and others] --
An endemic omnivorous predator for control of greenhouse pests / Dave Gillespie [and others] --
Entomopathogenic nematodes / Ralf-Udo Ehlers --
A novel nematode for management of slugs / Michael Wilson --
A novel bacterium for control of grass grubs / Trevor A. Jackson --
How early discoveries about Bacillus thuringiensis prejudiced subsequent research and use --
Development of resistance to the biopesticide Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki / Alida F. Janmaat --
How much biocontrol is enough? / Alison Stewart, Kristin McLean and John Hunt --
Control of root diseases with Trichoderma spp. in forest nurseries of central Siberia / Tatyana I. Gromovykh [and others] --
Commercial development of Trichoderma virens for damping-off disease / Robert D. Lumsden and James F. Knauss --
Trichoderma stromaticum for management of witches' broom of cacao in Brazil / Alan W.V. Pomella [and others] --
Lessons learned from Sporidesmium, a fungal agent for control of Sclerotia forming fungal pathogens / Deborah R. Fravel --
Sporodex[MARC+93], fungal biocontrol for powdery mildew in greenhouse crops / William R. Jarvis [and others] --
Potential and limitations of Microsphaeropsis ochraceae, an agent for biosanitation of apple scab / Odile Carisse, Gregg Holloway and Mary Leggett --
Competitive exclusion of aflatoxin producers / Peter J. Cotty [and others] --
Aflatoxin control in cotton and peanuts / Shanaz Bacchus --
Postharvest biocontrol / Michael Wisniewski [and others] --
Development of the mycoherbicide, BioMal[MARC+93] / Susan M. Boyetchko [and others] --
Development of Chondrostereum purpureum as a mycoherbicide for deciduous brush control / William Hintz --
Developing the production system for Chondrostereum purpureum / Paul de la Bastide and William Hintz --
Beauveria bassiana for pine caterpillar management in the People's Republic of China / Zenghzi Li --
Green Muscle, a fungal biopesticide for control of grasshoppers and locusts in Africa / Jurgen Langewald and Christiann Kooyman --
Pollinators as vectors of biocontrol agents / Peter Kevan, John Sutton and Les Shipp --
Genetic modification for improvement of virulence of Metarhizium anisopliae as a microbial insecticide / Raymond St. Leger --
Madex and Virosoft, viral biopesticides for codling moth control / Charles Vincent, Martin Andermatt and Jose Valuro --
A nucleopolyhedrovirus for control of velvetbean caterpillar in Brazilian soybeans / Flávio Moscardi --
Abietiv, a viral biopesticide for control of the balsam fir sawfly / Christopher J. Lucarotti, Gatan Moreau and Edward G. Kettella --
Field tests in the UK of a genetically modified Baculovirus / Jenny S. Cory --
Control of mites in pome fruit by inoculation and conservation / Noubar J. Bostanian and Jacques Lasnier --
Management of aphid populations in cotton through conservation /d Don Steinkraus --
Management of pests and diseases in New Zealand and Australia vineyards / Geoff M. Gurr [and others] --
Take-all decline / R. James Cook --
The biocontrol network / Jean-Louis Schwartz, Wayne Campbell and Raynald Laprade.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Vincent, Mark S. Goettel, George Lazarovits.

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