Spider Mites

By

  • Gerard Meurant

 

Book information

  • Published: March 1986
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-42374-0


Table of Contents

PART 2. NATURAL ENEMIES OF THE TETRANYCHIDAE. The Phytoseiidae. Systematics and morphology (D.A. Chant). Life history (M.W. Sabelis et al.). Predator-prey interaction (M.W. Sabelis et al.). Techniques (W.P.J. Overmeer et al.). Other Predaceous Mites and Spiders. Stigmaeid predators (M.A. Santos, J.E. Laing). Other predaceous mites and spiders (U. Gerson). Predaceous Insects (J. Chazeau). Pathogens of Spider Mites (L.P.S. van der Geest). PART 3. DAMAGE AND CONTROL. Aspects of Damage Assessment (R. Rabbinge). Control of Tetranychidae in Crops. Greenhouse ornamentals (M. van de Vrie). Greenhouse vegetables (Britain) (N.W. Hussey, N.E.A. Scopes). Almonds (California) (M.A. Hoy). Apple (M. van de Vrie). Avocado (J.A. McMurtry). Cassava (A.C. Bellotti). Citrus (J.A. McMurtry). Cotton (T.F. Leigh). Grape (G.A. Schruft). Hop (J.E. Cranham). Tea (B. Banerjee, J.E. Cranham). Other outdoor crops (M. Wysoki). Woody ornamentals (D. Kropczyńska et al.). Host Plant Resistance and its Manipulation through Plant Breeding (O.M.B. De Ponti). Pesticide Resistance in Tetranychidae (J.E. Cranham, W. Helle). Pesticide Resistance in Phytoseiidae (D. Fournier, et al.). The Case for Genetic Control of Spider Mites (A.M. Feldmann). Spider Mites as Control Agents for Weeds (R.L. Hill, C. Stone). Indexes.