Biological pest control: the glasshouse experience
History of biological control in protected culture; Biology of pests and natural enemies; biology of minor pests; Practical experience with biological control; Integration of biological and chemical control; Integrated programmes for specific pests; Implications for biological control on intensively grown outdoor crops; Mass production of natural enemies; Production and commercialization of pathogens; The economic equation; International co-operation; Commercial producers of beneficial insects.
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HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL IN PROTECTED CULTURE
BIOLOGY OF PESTS AND NATURAL ENEMIES
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aleyrodis Aphidius matricariae Aphidoletes aphidimyza aphids Appl application Aschersonia attack Bacillus thuringiensis beneficial biological control caterpillars chemical control chrysanthemums commercial Control in Glasshouses control of whitefly control programmes cucumbers culture Dacnusa damage diapause Diglyphus effective eggs emerge Encarsia formosa feeding females figure foliage fungal fungi fungus GCRI glasshouse gossypii greenhouse crops greenhouse whitefly Group on Integrated growers host plant humidity Hussey HV spray important increase infested insecticides insects instar Integrated Control introduction IOBC/WPRS Working Group large numbers larvae leaf leaf-hoppers leaves Liriomyza mealybugs method midge Myzus persicae natural enemies Netherlands nurseries occur overwinter oviposition oxamyl parasites parasitized scales parasitoids pathogens pest control pesticides Phytoseiulus persimilis pirimicarb Plate predators predatory mite problem production protected pupae pupate rearing red spider mite reduced release resistance soil species spores stages Stenseth techniques temperature tested Tetranychus urticae thrips tomato moth treatment Trialeurodes vaporariorum Vertalec Verticillium Verticillium lecanii weeks Woets