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The management of diamondback moth and other crucifer pests

Proceedings of the Third International Workshop, 29 October - 1 November, 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contents, Foreword, Preface

Lead Papers

1. Crucifer insect pest problems: trends, issues and management strategies G.S. Lim, A. Sivapragasam and W.H. Loke

2. Prospects for novel approaches towards management of the diamondback moth A. M. Shelton, C.J. Perez, J.D. Tang and J.D. Vandenberg

3. Insecticide resistance management in diamondback moth: quo vadis? Richard T. Roush

4. Bringing science to farmers: experiences in integrated diamondback moth management Peter A.C. Ooi

Oral Papers
Status of DBM and Other Pests of Crucifers and their Biocontrol

5. Seasonality of major brassica pests and incidence of their natural enemies in Central Kenya G.I. Odour, B. Lohr and A.A. Seif

6. Diamondback moth in the north of Vietnam and proposal of control program Le van Trinh

7. The diamondback moth: a problem pest of brassica crops in Kenya G.N. Kibata

8. The diamondback moth with special reference to its parasitoids in South Africa Rami Kfir

9. A survey of insect parasitoids of Plutella xylostella and seasonal abundance of the major parasitoids in Hangzhou, China Liu Shu Sheng, Wang Xin Geng, Guo Shi Jian, He Jun Hua and Song Hui Ming

10. Experiences with biological control of diamondback moth in the Philippines Ofelia D. Ventura

11. Classical biological control of diamondback moth: the Malaysian experience A.R. Syed, A. Sivapragasam, W.H. Loke and I. Fauziah

12. Biological control of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Silver leaf whitefly: a crucifer pest in the southern USA A.A. Kirk, M.A. Ciomperlik, J.A. Goolsby, D.C. Vacek, L.E. Wendel and J.C. Legaspi

Biologically-Based Technologies

13. Host specificity assessments of Cotesia plutellae, a parasitoid of diamondback moth P.J. Cameron, G.P. Walker, M.A. Keller and J.R. Clearwater

14. Effects of nectar-producing plants on Diadegma insulare (Cresson), a biological control agent of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) A.B. Idris and E. Grafius

15. Characteristics of parasitism of diamondback moth by Oomyzus sokolowskii (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) N.S. Talekar

16. Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subspecies kurstaki in the management of diamondback moth in India G. Shankar, S. Mallikarjunappa, U. Ganesha Bhat, G.N. Kendappa and M.S. Mithyantha

17. Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis on eggs of three lepidopterous pests of crucifer vegetable crops Liu Shu Sheng and Zhang Guang Mei

18. Occurrence of a granulosis virus from two populations of Plutella xylostella (L.) in India R.J. Rabindra, N. Geetha, S. Renuka, S. Varadharajan and A. Regupathy

19. Pre-mortality effects of Zoophthora radicans infection in the diamondback moth Michael J. Furlong, Giadi V.P. Reddy, Judith K. Pell and Guy M. Poppy

20. Integration of Zoophthora radicans and synthetic female sex pheromone for the control of diamondback moth Michael J. Furlong and Judith K. Pell

21. The feasibility of using sterile insect technique for the control of diamondback moth on cabbage in Cameron Highlands Dzolkhifli Omar and Mohd Jusoh Mamat

22. Antifeedant activity of active fractions from a tropical plant, Andrographis paniculata Nees, against the diamondback moth Wawan Hermawan, Shuhei Nakajima, Ritsuko Tsukuda, Kenji Fujisaki and Fusao Nakasuji

23. Trap crops for some cabbage pests of the Asia Pacific lowland tropics R. Muniappan, T. S. Lali and Prem Singh

Decision Tools for DBM

24. Simulation model for forecasting population fluctuations of the diamondback moth in cabbage fields Kazunobu Okadome

25. Improving IPM decisions for the management of diamondback moth on cabbages using sequential sampling plan Chua Tock Hing and A. Sivapragasam

26. Plutella equivalent action threshold for insect pests of crucifers using Chinese kale as a model Md. Jusoh Mamat

Chemical Control

27. Control of lepidopteran insects in leafy cole crops with spinosad insect control agent R.W. Naish, K. Kaneshi and D. Sunindyo

28. Emamectin benzoate: a novel avermectin derivative for control of lepidopterous pests R.K. Jansson, R. Brown, B. Cartwright, D. Cox, D.M. Dunbar, R.A. Dybas, C. Eckel, J.A. Lasota, P.K. Mookerjee, J.A. Norton, R.F. Peterson, V.R. Starner and S. White

29. Management of diamondback moth with emamectin benzoate and Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. aizawai insecticides Ronald F.L. Mau, Dennis M. Dunbar, Laura Gusukuma-Minuto and Robin S. Shimabuku

30. DICARER WG 37.5 as a partner of anti-resistance strategy product for the control of diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.) in Thailand Jaruek Ribuddachart, Ittidet Chaimongkol, Patiparn Saitarnthong, Somsith Chomenansilpe and Amornrut Bhandhufalck

31. AC303,630 - A new novel insecticide-acaricide for control of resistant arthropod pests S.C. Lee, S. Sujin, P.J. Huang, X.M. Zhang and G.T. Ooi

32. Activity of fipronil on diamondback moth Arlin L. Bostian, Sinchai Swasdichai and Laili bin Darus

Pesticide Resistance Mechanisms and Resistance Management Strategies

33. Involvement of acetylcholinesterase in malathion-resistance of the diamondback moth Maa, Can Jen William, Jin-Fen Liu, Yi-Yiu Tzau and Ch'ang-Hang Ch'eng

34. Resistance mechanisms of Bacillus thuringiensis subspp. kurstaki and aizawai in a multi-resistant field population of Plutella xylostella from Malaysia Denis J. Wright, Muhammad Iqbal, Francisco Granero and Juan Ferre

35. Biochemical and physiological characteristics of chlorfluazuron resistant diamondback moth Tadashi Miyata, Taslima Rahman, Wu Gang and Adel Ramzy Fahmy

36. Characterisation of knockdown resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in Plutella xylostella T.H. Schuler, D. Martinez-Torres, A.J. Thompson, I. Denholm, A.L. Devonshire, I.R. Duce and M.S. Williamson

37. Gluthione S-transferases and insecticide resistance of diamondback moth Y.E. Yao, H.H. Huang, C.Y. Wu, S.W. Chiang, N.T. Hu and C.N. Sun

38. The historical failure of insecticide resistance management of the diamondback moth and the way forward S. Uk and J.G. Harris

39. A decade of integrated pest management (IPM) in brassica vegetable crops – the role of farmer participation in its development in Southern Queensland, Australia S. Heisswolf, B.J. Houlding and P.L. Deuter

40. Insecticide resistance in diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella (L.): status and prospects for its management in India A. Regupathy

Development and Implementation of IPM

41. Multitrophic interactions and the diamondback moth: implications for pest management Robert H.J. Verkerk and Denis J. Wright

42. Dynamism in diamondback moth IPM development: the Malaysian experience Loke, W.H., Syed Abd. Rahman, A. Sivapragasam, I. Fauziah, M. Md. Jusoh and A.K. Hussan

43. Integrated pest management of diamondback moth: the Philippines highlands' experience Jocelyn E. Eusebio and Belen Morallo-Rejesus

44. Development and use of a biological control-IPM system for insect pests of crucifers K. Duane Biever

45. A Plutella/Crocidolomia management program for cabbage in Indonesia B. M. Shepard and N.A. Schellhorn

46. Technology transfer of Cotesia-based IPM for diamondback moth on lowland crucifers in the Philippines B. Morallo-Rejesus, E.L. Inocencio, J.E. Eusebio and S.F. Barroga

Poster Papers

47. Introduction and evaluation of Cotesia rubecula, a parasitoid of Pieris rapae in New Zealand P.J. Cameron and G.P. Walker

48. Aphids on crucifers: multitrophic and selective insecticide interactions for enhanced control Robert H.J. Verkerk and Denis J. Wright

49. Insecticide resistance in diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), in southern Australia Nancy M. Endersby and Peter M. Ridland

50. Diamondback moth: feeding preference among commercial varieties of head cabbage R.S. Shimabuku, R.F.L Mau and L. Gusukuma-Minuto

51. The effect of stress on the susceptibility of Plutella xylostella to Bacillus thuringiensis T.H. Schuler and H.F. van Emden

52. Inheritance and stability of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis formulations in field populations of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella Katsuki Imai and Yuhzoh Mori

53. Control of cabbage Lepidoptera by naturally occurring arthropod predators M.A. Schmaedick, A.M. Shelton and M.P. Hoffman

54. The status of diamondback moth and its natural enemies in the Forto Novo and Cotonou areas in Benin D. Bordat and A.E. Goudegnon

55. Influence of HD1 on the developmental stages of Diadegma sp. parasitoid of diamondback moth R.G. Monerrat and D. Bordat

56. Monitoring of insecticide resistance in diamondback moth based on cholinesterase genotype Masayasu Kato, Thomas M. Brown and Tasashi Miyata

57. Allozymic polymorphism among three populations of Plutella xylostella A.M. Noran and Tang, P.Y.

58. Exploratory survey of cabbage nurseries in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia J.G.M. Vos and W.L. Reerink

59. Entomopathogenic nematodes against foliage feeding crucifer pests in the tropics Judy M. Mason and Denis J. Wright

60. Baseline data for field monitoring system for Bacillus thuringiensis resistance in Tamil Nadu (India) Plutella xylostella (L.) populations J. Chandrasekaran and A. Regupathy

61. Sampling adult male populations of Hellula undalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in cabbage using virgin-females baited sticky trap A. Sivapragasam, Asma Ahmad and Rafi Abdullah

62. Using radiation dose of 175Gy for sterile insect technique in diamondback moth T. Maimun and M.C. Mahani

63. Mass rearing of diamondback moth on artificial diet: potential for parasitoid production and population studies A.K. Hussan, A. Sivapragasam, A. Asma and R. Azman

Workshop Summary

Subject Index