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Disease management of Ascochyta fabae Speg., a seed borne pathogen of Vicia faba L.
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
Ascochyta fabae was present in all the field and broad bean crops surveyed in the Canterbury and Marlborough areas during the 1978/79 and 1979/80 seasons. In broad bean crops, the disease incidence on the flowering nodes ...
Biology and predation of Pacific damsel bug, Nabis kinbergii Reuter, (Hemiptera: Nabidae)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
This study investigated the role of a polyphagous insect predator, the Pacific damsel bug (PDB), Nabis kinbergii Reuter [Hemiptera: Nabidae], in the regulation of the Australian crop mirid (ACM), Sidnia kinbergi (Stal)[Hemiptera ...
Insects associated with the lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) cultivars Fest and Uniharvest
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
The insect fauna of two Lupinus angustifolius cultivars (Fest and Uniharvest) was surveyed between October, 1978 and March, 1979. The main sampling methods were sweepnetting, use of the D-Vac, and pod removal. Glasshouse ...
Applied ecology of the Tasmanian lacewing Micromus tasmaniae Walker (Neuroptera : Hemerodiidae)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
The Tasmanian lacewing (Micromus tasmaniae Walker) is one of the most common aphid predators occurring in lucerne crops in New Zealand. A comparison of sampling techniques, and the output from a simulation model, suggest ...
A study of insect pests of brussels sprouts in Canterbury; their phenology and the resultant crop losses
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
The relationships between insect pests and damage in Brussels sprouts were studied for three seasons in Canterbury. Each season the major pest species, white butterfly (Artogeia rapae L.), diamondback moth (Plutella ...