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Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database.
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
- D. Greathead
- 1 December 1969
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 Ophiomyia… Expand
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 the… Expand
Biological Control: Benefits and Risks of Classical Biological Control
- D. Greathead
- 1 August 1995
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 beneficial… Expand
Studies on the biology and taxonomy of some Chilocorus spp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) preying on Aulacaspis spp. (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in East Africa, with the description of a new species
Field studies of predators on Aulacaspis tegalensis (Zhnt.) and laboratory breeding experiments, supplemented by taxonomic studies, showed that Chilocorus discoideus Crotch and C. bilineata Korsch.… Expand
Historical overview of biological control in Africa.
Annotated keys to the genera of African Bombylioidea (Diptera : Bombyliidae ; Mythicomyiidae)
The genera of African Bombyliidae and Mythicomyiidae (Bombylioidea) are reviewed and new illustrated keys are provided to the families, subfamilies, tribes, genera and subgenera of Bombylioidea known… Expand