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Biological control of the European corn borer in the United States

Baker, W. A.

Biological control of the European corn borer in the United States

by Baker, W. A.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • European corn borer -- Biological control.,
    • Corn -- Diseases and pests -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.A. Baker, W.G. Bradley, and C.A. Clark.
      SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture ;, no. 983, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 983.
      ContributionsBradley, W. G. 1892-, Clark, Charles A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS21 .A72 no. 983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL238320M
      LC Control Numberagr50000575
      OCLC/WorldCa5591370

      European corn borer (ECB) Identification European corn borer survives the winter in the larval stage, protected inside the stalks of wild plants and corn stubble. Destruction of corn stubble in the fall, or in early spring before emergence of moths, is important for controlling overwintering populations of ECB. Know Your Friends. Lydella thompsoni, Parasite of European Corn Borer. Lydella thompsoni is a solitary internal parasite of European corn borer larvae. This tachinid fly was one of 24 species of parasitoids introduced from Europe and the Orient as part of a USDA importation program from It was one of six species that became established in the United States.

        The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is potentially significant defoliator of hemp and also feeds readily on hemp flowers.A new profile in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management offers a current synopsis of existing research on insect and arthropod pests of hemp and notes where future research is needed. (Image originally published in Cransaw et al , Journal of . The European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis Hübner, is the most important insect pest of sweet peppers in New Jersey. Management of this pest has been dependent on insecticides. Numerous predators feed on the eggs and larvae of O. nubilalis and under certain conditions they can contribute high levels of biological control. Maximum.

      A.J. Gassmann, E.H. Clifton, in Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests, Microsporidia. Among the microsporidia, Nosema pyrausta is the most studied for insect pests of maize and one of the few pathogens in this group that has shown efficacy in the field. In the s, the microsporidium, Perezia pyraustae, was found in European corn borer in France (Paillot, ), and N. The Biology and Morphology of the Braconid Chelonus Annulipes Wesm., a Parasite of the European Corn Borer. Vance, Arlo McGrillis Washington DC:: United States Department of Agriculture, May Subject terms.


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Biological control agents of corn borers include the hymenopteran parasitoid of the genus Trichogramma, the fungus Beauveria bassiana and the protozoa Nosema pyrausta. Bt corn, a variety of genetically modified corn, has had its genome modified to include a synthetic version of an insecticidal gene from the Bacillus thuringiensis : Insecta.

Bulletin: Technical Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture No pp Abstract: This is a title only record which contains no abstract. Please see the bibliographic details to the by: Biological control has been attempted repeatedly in sweet corn and other vegetables susceptible to European corn borer attack.

Bacillus thuringiensis products can be as effective as many chemical insecticides, but often prove to be less effective than some. European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) (ECB) is an important maize pest in central and northern Europe.

Presently it is controlled by insecticides or biological agents such as Trichogramma. Full text of "Biological control of the European corn borer in the United States" See other formats.

Distribution – Introduced into the United States from Europe inthe European corn borer has spread throughout the contiguous states and into Canada.

In North Carolina, the largest populations of this pest occur in the Coastal Plain where 75% of. Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms.

It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

There are three basic strategies for. Nosema pyrausta (=Perezia pyraustae) is a microsporidium that infects several insect species, including European corn borer, for which it can be an important natural control. This disease was widespread in the midwestern United States during the s and '60s, causing considerable natural mortality, but its commercial use is still in the.

Biological Control of the European Corn Borer in the United States No abstract is available for this item. Economic literature: papers, articles, software, chapters, books.

Biological Control of the European Corn Borer in the United States. European Lab Celebrates Years of Biological Control Research.

By Jan Suszkiw April 5, WASHINGTON, DC, April 5, —Today marks the th anniversary of the European Biological Control Laboratory (), operated in Montpellier, France, by the Agricultural Research Service to find, describe and evaluate natural enemies of invasive pests and weeds that arrived in the United States.

Yet, in ecological or organic production of sweet corn, achieving worm-free corn is one of the most difficult challenges. In the Northeast, three major caterpillar pests—corn earworm, European corn borer, and fall armyworm—invade ears and cause ugly feeding damage. Insects and fungi from Europe became serious pests in the United States, too.

Among these were the European corn borer, the gypsy moth, and the chestnut blight, which practically annihilated that tree. The first book to deal with pests in a scientific way was John Curtis’s Farm Insects, published in Though farmers were well aware that.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, D.W. Status of imported parasites of European corn borer. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, The ichneumonid wasp, Eriborus terebrans, was introduced into the United States as part of a classical biological control project to control the European corn borer.

Approximatelywasps collected from both Asia and Europe were released from through in 13 states from Vermont to Virginia and as far west as Indiana and Michigan. Biological control agents consist of the three P's: Predators; Parasites; Pathogens; Each of these control agents is a natural enemy that can be used to reduce, delay or prevent pest infestations.

Natural enemies can be introduced after the pest is established. For example, the Vedalia beetle was introduced to the United States as a natural. CORN BORER, EUROPEAN. CORN BORER, EUROPEAN. Introduced through southern European broom corn into the United States aboutthe European corn borer spread into nearly every major corn-growing area of the country, causing an estimated loss ofbushels of corn in The insect also attacks nearly all herbaceous plants large enough for its larvae to enter.

R.A.J. Taylor, in Taylor's Power Law, European corn borer. The European corn borer (ECB; Ostrinia (= Pyrausta) nubilalis) is a moth pest of cereal crops, particularly maize (Zea mays).It is an introduced species in North America where it has invaded most of the United States and Canada east of the Rocky Mountains.

TAXONOMY AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE EUROPEAN CORN BORER AND ALLIED SPECIES: GENUS OSTRINIA (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) - Volume Supplement - Akira Mutuura, Eugene Munroe Biological Control, Vol.

31, Issue. 3, p. CrossRef; Check list of the Lepidoptera of Canada and the United States of America. Part 2. Microlepidoptera. Mem. sth. This article was written by 17 fourth graders at Leal School, Urbana, Illinois, who conducted their biological control experiment with the help of Dr.

Lee Solter, University of Illinois. The European corn borer (ECB) was brought to the United States from Europe (that's pretty obvious) in. The European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis), is a severe pest of maize and has also been reported to attack apple, strawberries, peppers and other plants.

It is present in Europe, North Africa and North America, where it was introduced.Losses due to European corn borer damageand control costs often exceed one billion dollars in the United States.

However, the impact of this insect on corn yield is often underestimated due to the plant's ability to tolerate feeding, lack ofscouting efforts, and fluctuations in corn borer densities from year to .Issues in the Use of Microsporidia for Biological Control of European Corn Borer Monitoring and Impact of Weed Biological Control Agents Biological Control of Plant Disease Using Antagonistic Streptomyces Host-Searching by Trichogramma and Its Implications for Quality Control .