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    • Production of microsclerotia from entomopathogenic fungi and use in maize seed coating as delivery for biocontrol against Fusarium graminearum 

      Rivas-Franco, F.; Hampton, John G.; Altier, N. A.; Swaminathan, Jayanthi; Rostás, M.; Wessman, P.; Saville, D. J.; Jackson, T. A.; Jackson, M. A.; Glare, Travis (Frontiers Media S.A., 2020-12)
      The commercial use of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium spp. in biopesticides has gained more interest since the discovery that several species of this genus are able to colonize roots. In general, commercial products ...
    • The effectiveness of flower strips and hedgerows on pest control, pollination services and crop yield: A quantitative synthesis 

      Albrecht, M.; Kleijn, D.; Williams, N. M.; Tschumi, M.; Blaauw, B. R.; Bommarco, R.; Campbell, A. J.; Dainese, M.; Drummond, F. A.; Entling, M. H.; Ganser, D.; de Groot, G. A.; Goulson, D.; Grab, H.; Hamilton, H.; Herzog, F.; Isaacs, R.; Jacot, K.; Jeanneret, P.; Jonsson, M.; Knop, E.; Kremen, C.; Landis, D. A.; Loeb, G. M.; Marini, L.; McKerchar, M.; Morandin, L.; Pfister, S. C.; Potts, S. G.; Rundlöf, M.; Sardiñas, H.; Sciligo, A.; Thies, C.; Tscharntke, T.; Venturini, E.; Veromann, E.; Vollhardt, I. M. G.; Wäckers, F.; Ward, K.; Wilby, A.; Woltz, M.; Wratten, Stephen D.; Sutter, L. (Wiley, 2020-10)
      Floral plantings are promoted to foster ecological intensification of agriculture through provisioning of ecosystem services. However, a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of different floral plantings, their ...
    • Potential biological control of take-all disease in perennial ryegrass 

      Umar, A.; Kandula, Diwakar R. W.; Hampton, John G.; Rolston, M. P.; Chng, S. F. (New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc), 2019-07-28)
      Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) is the major pasture grass in New Zealand but is highly susceptible to take-all disease, caused by the root-rot pathogen Gaeumannomyces graminis (Gg). Isolates of the fungus Trichoderma ...
    • Unexpected faults: Managing entomology collections through the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes 

      Marris, John W. M.; Vink, Cornelis (Pensoft Publishers, 2018-07-04)
      On 4 September 2010, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Darfield, 40 kilometres west of Christchurch, New Zealand. The quake caused significant damage to land and buildings nearby, with damage extending to Christchurch ...
    • Scientists' warning on invasive alien species 

      Pyšek, P.; Hulme, Philip E.; Simberloff, D.; Bacher, S.; Blackburn, T. M.; Carlton, J. T.; Dawson, W.; Essl, F.; Foxcroft, L. C.; Genovesi, P.; Jeschke, J. M.; Kühn, I.; Liebhold, A. M.; Mandrak, N. E.; Meyerson, L. A.; Pauchard, A.; Pergl, J.; Roy, H. E.; Seebens, H.; van Kleunen, M.; Vilà, M.; Wingfield, M. J.; Richardson, D. M. (Wiley on behalf of Cambridge Philosophical Society, 2020-12)
      Biological invasions are a global consequence of an increasingly connected world and the rise in human population size. The numbers of invasive alien species – the subset of alien species that spread widely in areas where ...