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Ecological Interactions and Biological Control

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Edited By: David A Andow, David A Ragsdale and Robert F Nyvall

334 pages, Figs, tabs

Westview Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #35172 | ISBN: 0813387582
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About this book

Recent interest in non-chemical methods of pest control has brought renewed attention to the biological control of plant pests in the fields of entomology, plant pathology, and weed science. The book addresses issues of theory and practice common to all three fields.


Contents

Biological Control in Cool Temperate Regions; (David A. Andow, David W. Ragsdale, and Robert F. Nyvall.); Part OneAgent Selection; Biological Control in Native and Introduced Habitats: Lessons Learned from the Sap-Feeding Guilds on Hemlock and Pine; (Mark S. McClure.); Ecological Approaches for Biological Control of the Aquatic Weed Eurasian Watermilfoil: Resource and Interference Competition, Exotic and Endemic Herbivores and Pathogens; (Sallie P. Sheldon.); Integrating Biological Control in IPM Systems; (D. A. Andow.); Foliar Pathogens in Weed Biocontrol: Ecological and Regulatory Constraints; (Roberte M.D. Makowski.); Part TwoDevelopment And Implementation; Antiobiosis and Beyond: Genetic Diversity, Microbial Communities, and Biological; Control; (Jocelyn Milner, Laura Silo-Suh, Robert M.; Goodman, and Jo Handelsman.); Microbial Competition and Plant Disease Biocontrol; (Linda L; Kinkel and Stephen E. Lindow.); Ecology of Rearing: Quality, Regulation, and Mass Rearing; (Linda A. Gilkeson.); Selection Pressures and the Coevolution of Host-Pathogen Systems; (Kurt J. Leonard.); Deleterious Rhizobacteria and Weed Biocontrol; (Ann C. Kennedy.); Spring-Seeded Smother Plants for Weed Control in Corn and Other Annual Crops; (Robert L. De Haan, Donald L. Wyse, Nancy J. Ehlke, Bruce D. Maxwell, and Daniel; H. Putman.); Issues in the Use of Microsporidia for Biological Control of European Corn Borer; (Timothy J. Kurtti and Ulrike G. Munderloh.); Monitoring and Impact of Weed Biological Control; Agents; (Peter Harris.); Biological Control of Plant Disease Using Antagonistic; Streptomyces; (Daqun Liu, L. L. Kinkel, Eric C. Eckwall, Neil A. Anderson, and Janet L. Schottel.); Host-Searching by Trichogramma and Its Implications for Quality Control and Release Techniques; (Franz Bigler, Bas P. Suverkropp, and F. Cerutti.); Gliocladium; and Biological Control of Damping-Off Complex; (James F. Walter and Robert D. Lumsden.;); Part ThreeManagement In Situ; Parasitoid Foraging from a Multitrophic Perspective: Significance for Biological Control; (W. Joe Lewis and William Sheehan.); Altering; Community Balance: Organic Amendments, Selection Pressures,; and Biocontrol; (Carol E. Windels.); Interference of Fungicides with Entomopathogens: Effects on Entomophthoran Pathogens of Green Peach Aphid; (Abdelaziz Lagnaoui and Edward B. Radcliffe.); {/.

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