Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8559-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-8560-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-15

      Invasive Arthropods and Approaches for Their Microbial Control

  3. Ecological Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 16-16

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      Pages 19-32

      Naturally Occurring Pathogens and Invasive Arthropods

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      Pages 33-45

      Population Ecology of Managing Insect Invasions

  4. Eradication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-69

      Use of Pathogens for Eradication of Exotic Lepidopteran Pests in New Zealand

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      Pages 71-89

      North American Eradications of Asian and European Gypsy Moth

  5. Control

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-113

      Exotic Aphid Control with Pathogens

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      Pages 115-131

      Steinernema scapterisci as a Biological Control Agent of Scapteriscus Mole Crickets

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      Pages 133-140

      The Use of Oryctes Virus for Control of Rhinoceros Beetle in the Pacific Islands

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      Pages 141-157

      Use of Microbes for Control of Monochamus alternatus, Vector of the Invasive Pinewood Nematode

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      Pages 159-179

      Use of Entomopathogens against Invasive Wood Boring Beetles in North America

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      Pages 181-212

      Control of Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar, in North America since 1878

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      Pages 213-235

      Controlling the Pine-Killing Woodwasp, Sirex noctilio, with Nematodes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 237-257

      Fire Ant Control with Entomopathogens in the USA

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 259-269

      Biological Control of the Cassava Green Mite in Africa with Brazilian Isolates of the Fungal Pathogen Neozygites tanajoae

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      Pages 271-288

      Microbial Control for Invasive Arthropod Pests of Honey Bees

  6. Safety and Public Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-289

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      Pages 291-303

      Human Health Effects Resulting from Exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis Applied during Insect Control Programmes

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      Pages 305-327

      Environmental Impacts of Microbial Control Agents Used for Control of Invasive Pests

  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 329-329

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 331-349

      Considerations for the Practical Use of Pathogens for Control and Eradication of Arthropod Invasive Pests

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 351-366