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- Rieske, L.K.
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1019 pp. 205-209
- Castanea; Dryocosmus kuriphilus; Megastigmus; Torymus; biological control; natural enemies; parasitoids; United States
- ... The Asian chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), is a globally invasive pest of Castanea. Population regulators and geographic range expansion of the Asian chestnut gall wasp in North America with focus on natural enemy recruitment have been evaluated. After the initial discovery of the gall wasp in the U.S., there were biological control releases that included Megasti ...
- A. Quacchia; S. Moriya; G. Bosio
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1043 pp. 199-204
- Castanea; Dryocosmus kuriphilus; Torymus; biological control; parasitism; parasitoids; pest control; China; Italy; Japan; United States
- ... Dryocosmus kuriphilus is a global serious pest of chestnut. Original of China, it was accidentally introduced into several countries across the world. Biological control using its natural parasitoid Torymus sinensis is the most promising method to control the pest. T. sinensis was first introduced into Japan and USA, and since 2005 into Europe. The effectiveness of this biological control strategy ...