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A study in East Africa of the bean flies (Dipt., Agromyzidae) affecting Phaseolus vulgaris and of their natural enemies, with the description of a new species of Melanagromyza Hend
Examination of infested bean plants ( Phaseolus vulgaris ) showed that “bean fly” in East Africa consists of three species, Melanagromyza phaseoli (Tryon), M. spencerella sp. n. and OphiomyiaExpand
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Parasitoids in classical biological control.
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Biological Control: Benefits and Risks of Classical Biological Control
Introduction Biological control by introduction and permanent establishment of exotic natural enemies of pests has been practised for over 100 years. Although a few introductions of beneficialExpand
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A history of methodological, theoretical and empirical approaches to biological control
A number of the seminal biological control texts such as Sweetman (1936), DeBach (1964), Huffaker (1971), Hagen and Franz (1973) and DeBach and Rosen (1974) document successful examples and track theExpand
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The evolutionary pattern of host use in the Bombyliidae (Diptera): a diverse family of parasitoid flies
The larval host associations and mode of parasitism of Bombyliidae (bee flies) are summarized and analysed within an evolutionary framework. We discuss difficulties in extracting information from theExpand
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