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Wheat pests: insects, mites, and prospects for the future

Code: 9781838793333
Marion O. Harris and Kirk Anderson, North Dakota State University, USA; Mustapha El-Bouhssini, ICARDA, Morocco; Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, USA; Gary Hein, University of Nebraska, USA; and Steven Xu, USDA-ARS Northern Crops Institute, USA

Chapter synopsis: Wheat pests are the subject of this chapter and the previous one. There are four major taxa of wheat pests. Rodents and nematodes were discussed in the previous chapter. Insects and mites are discussed in this chapter. Case studies are presented for eight species: Hessian fly, orange wheat blossom midge, bird cherry oat aphid, greenbug, Russian wheat aphid, Sunn Pest, wheat stem sawfly and wheat curl mite. We end with a discussion on future prospects for genetically based wheat resistance and new pest management technologies.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2016.0004.43
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Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Arthropods (disciplines – Entomology and Acarology): introduction 3 Hessian fl y (Mayetiola destructor Say) 4 Orange wheat blossom midge (Sitodiplosis mosellana Géhin) 5 Bird cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi L.) 6 Greenbug (Schizaphis graminum Rondani) 7 Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia Kurdjumov) 8 Sunn pest (Eurygaster integriceps Puton) 9 Wheat stem sawfl y (Cephus cinctus Norton) 10 Wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella Keifer) 11 Prospects for wheat resistance to pests 12 Conclusions and prospects for new pest management technologies 13 Where to look for further information 14 Acknowledgements 15 References

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