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Soft Scale Insects: Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control, Parts 2 and 3

Series: World Crop Pests Volume: 7B

Edited By: Y Ben-Dov and CJ Hodgson

458 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #77298 | ISBN: 0444828435
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Part 2. THE NATURAL ENEMIES. Pathogens.
Entomopathogenic Fungi (H.C. Evans, N.L.Hywel-Jones).

Predators.
Coccinellidae and Other Coleoptera (D.J. Ponsonby, M.J.W. Copland). Cecidomyiidae and Other Diptera (K.M. Harris).

Parasitoids.
Encyrtidae (G.L. Prinsloo). Aphelinidae (M. Hayat). Eulophidae, Pteromalidae, Eupelmidae and Signiphoridae (G. Viggiani).

Part 3. DAMAGE AND CONTROL. Pest Status of Soft Scale Insects.
Economic Importance (R.J. Gill, M. Kosztarab).

Control.
Insect Development and Reproduction Disrupters (B. Darvas). Biological Control of Soft Scale Insects in Interior Plantscapes in the USA (S. Stauffer, M. Rose).

Coccid Pests of Important Crops.
Citrus (R.J. Gill). Olive (G. Pellizzari). Avocado (E. Swirski, M. Wysoki, Y. Ben-Dov). Mango (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Guava (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Persimmon (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Other Subtropical Fruit Trees (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Deciduous Fruit Trees (D.G. Pfeiffer). Grapevine (G. Pellizzari). Sugarcane and Bamboo (A.J.M. Carnegie). Coniferous Forest Trees (M. Kosztarab). Deciduos Forest Trees (M. Kosztarab). Ornamental and House Plants (M. Kosztarab). Coffee (S.T. Murphy). Cocoa (C.A.M. Campbell). Tea (D.J. Greathead). Coconut (T.H. Chua). Rubber (T.H. Chua).

General Index. Index to Coccoidea Taxa. Index to Names of Pathogens, Predators and Parasitoids. Index to Names of Plants.


Contents

Preface. Contributors to this Volume. Part 2. THE NATURAL ENEMIES. Pathogens. Entomopathogenic Fungi (H.C. Evans, N.L. Hywel-Jones). Predators. Coccinellidae and Other Coleoptera (D.J. Ponsonby, M.J.W. Copland). Cecidomyiidae and Other Diptera (K.M. Harris). Parasitoids. Encyrtidae (G.L. Prinsloo). Aphelinidae (M. Hayat). Eulophidae, Pteromalidae, Eupelmidae and Signiphoridae (G. Viggiani). Part 3. DAMAGE AND CONTROL. Pest Status of Soft Scale Insects. Economic Importance (R.J. Gill, M. Kosztarab). Control. Insect Development and Reproduction Disrupters (B. Darvas). Biological Control of Soft Scale Insects in Interior Plantscapes in the USA (S. Stauffer, M. Rose). Coccid Pests of Important Crops. Citrus (R.J. Gill). Olive (G. Pellizzari). Avocado (E. Swirski, M. Wysoki, Y. Ben-Dov). Mango (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Guava (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Persimmon (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Other Subtropical Fruit Trees (E. Swirski, Y. Ben-Dov, M. Wysoki). Deciduous Fruit Trees (D.G. Pfeiffer). Grapevine (G. Pellizzari). Sugarcane and Bamboo (A.J.M. Carnegie). Coniferous Forest Trees (M. Kosztarab). Deciduos Forest Trees (M. Kosztarab). Ornamental and House Plants (M. Kosztarab). Coffee (S.T. Murphy). Cocoa (C.A.M. Campbell). Tea (D.J. Greathead). Coconut (T.H. Chua). Rubber (T.H. Chua). General Index. Index to Coccoidea Taxa. Index to Names of Pathogens, Predators and Parasitoids. Index to Names of Plants.


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