CABI Bioscience

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Organization: CABI Bioscience
Country: UK

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  1. ncbi The chemotherapy of rodent malaria. LV. Interactions between pyronaridine and artemisinin
    W Peters
    International Institute of Parasitology, St Albans, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:141-5. 1997
  2. ncbi Assessment of fungal isolates for development of a myco-acaricide for cattle tick control
    Perry Polar
    CAB International, Caribbean and Latin America Regional Centre, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:276-84. 2005
  3. ncbi The biology and taxonomy of rust fungi associated with the neotropical vine Mikania micrantha, a major invasive weed in Asia
    Harry C Evans
    CABI Bioscience, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7TA, UK
    Mycologia 97:935-47. 2005
  4. ncbi Potential for classical biological control of the potato bug Closterotomus norwegicus (Hemiptera: Miridae): description, parasitism and host specificity of Peristenus closterotomae sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    T Haye
    CABI Switzerland Centre, 1 Rue des Grillons, 2800 Delémont, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 96:421-31. 2006
  5. ncbi Long-term effects of short-term perturbation in a subalpine grassland
    Thomas Spiegelberger
    CABI Bioscience Switzerland, Rue des Grillons 1, CH 2800 Delémont, Switzerland
    Ecology 87:1939-44. 2006
  6. ncbi How can alien species inventories and interception data help us prevent insect invasions?
    M Kenis
    CABI Bioscience Centre, 1 Rue des Grillons, 2800, Delémont, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 97:489-502. 2007
  7. ncbi The impact of OECD best practice on the validation of cryopreservation techniques for microorganisms
    D Smith
    CABI Europe UK, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Cryo Letters 29:63-72. 2008
  8. doi Molecular characterisation of fungal endophytic morphospecies associated with the indigenous forest tree, Theobroma gileri, in Ecuador
    Sarah E Thomas
    CABI Europe UK, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Mycol Res 112:852-60. 2008
  9. doi Topically applied myco-acaricides for the control of cattle ticks: overcoming the challenges
    Perry Polar
    CABI, Caribbean and Latin America, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Exp Appl Acarol 46:119-48. 2008
  10. doi Effects of sheep fleece washings on the germination and growth of Beauveria bassiana
    B Taylor
    CABI Europe UK, Biopesticides, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 100:79-84. 2009

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  1. ncbi The chemotherapy of rodent malaria. LV. Interactions between pyronaridine and artemisinin
    W Peters
    International Institute of Parasitology, St Albans, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:141-5. 1997
    ..The implications of the findings in terms of the impeding of drug resistance when these compounds are deployed for the treatment of multi-drug-resistant P. falciparum are discussed...
  2. ncbi Assessment of fungal isolates for development of a myco-acaricide for cattle tick control
    Perry Polar
    CAB International, Caribbean and Latin America Regional Centre, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:276-84. 2005
    ..A further increase in concentration, 1 x 10(9) conidia/mL (AST = 10.2 +/- 0.4 days) did not shorten or lengthen the AST in comparison to 5 x 10(8) conidia/mL (AST = 9.4 +/- 0.3 days)...
  3. ncbi The biology and taxonomy of rust fungi associated with the neotropical vine Mikania micrantha, a major invasive weed in Asia
    Harry C Evans
    CABI Bioscience, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7TA, UK
    Mycologia 97:935-47. 2005
    ..The fact that all three species share a fundamentally similar symptomatology suggests a common origin...
  4. ncbi Potential for classical biological control of the potato bug Closterotomus norwegicus (Hemiptera: Miridae): description, parasitism and host specificity of Peristenus closterotomae sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    T Haye
    CABI Switzerland Centre, 1 Rue des Grillons, 2800 Delémont, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 96:421-31. 2006
    ..norwegicus. Whether nymphal parasitoids may potentially be used in a classical biological control initiative against the potato bug in countries where it is introduced and considered to be a pest is discussed...
  5. ncbi Long-term effects of short-term perturbation in a subalpine grassland
    Thomas Spiegelberger
    CABI Bioscience Switzerland, Rue des Grillons 1, CH 2800 Delémont, Switzerland
    Ecology 87:1939-44. 2006
    ..The results of this long-term study indicate that the resilience of mountain ecosystems may be particularly low in response to perturbations that substantially alter soil pH or other key determinants of belowground processes...
  6. ncbi How can alien species inventories and interception data help us prevent insect invasions?
    M Kenis
    CABI Bioscience Centre, 1 Rue des Grillons, 2800, Delémont, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 97:489-502. 2007
    ..The implications of these observations for further studies and the management of alien species in Europe are discussed...
  7. ncbi The impact of OECD best practice on the validation of cryopreservation techniques for microorganisms
    D Smith
    CABI Europe UK, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Cryo Letters 29:63-72. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the developments of BRC standards, how they are applied, current practices in cryopreservation and methods for validating the success of cryopreservation methodology...
  8. doi Molecular characterisation of fungal endophytic morphospecies associated with the indigenous forest tree, Theobroma gileri, in Ecuador
    Sarah E Thomas
    CABI Europe UK, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Mycol Res 112:852-60. 2008
    ....
  9. doi Topically applied myco-acaricides for the control of cattle ticks: overcoming the challenges
    Perry Polar
    CABI, Caribbean and Latin America, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Exp Appl Acarol 46:119-48. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Effects of sheep fleece washings on the germination and growth of Beauveria bassiana
    B Taylor
    CABI Europe UK, Biopesticides, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 100:79-84. 2009
    ..Viability was not linked to the sterility of the washes, although there was a significant difference between length of germ tube growth from viable conidia in sterile and non-sterile washings...
  11. doi Comparative life tables of leek moth, Acrolepiopsis assectella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae), in its native range
    W H Jenner
    Department of Biology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, Canada
    Bull Entomol Res 100:87-97. 2010
    ..This observation suggests that the pupal stage may be particularly vulnerable to natural enemies and, therefore, may be the best target for classical biological control in Canada...
  12. doi Are the microcyclic rust species Puccinia melampodii and Puccinia xanthii conspecific?
    Marion K Seier
    CABI Europe UK, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Mycol Res 113:1271-82. 2009
    ..Based on host-specificity data, the name Puccinia xanthii var. parthenii-hysterophorae is proposed to accommodate all Mesoamerican records of P. melampodii associated with the host Parthenium hysterophorus...
  13. doi Native range assessment of classical biological control agents: impact of inundative releases as pre-introduction evaluation
    W H Jenner
    CABI Europe Switzerland, 1 Rue des Grillons, Delémont, CH 2800, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 100:387-94. 2010
    ..1% to 76.7%. This study demonstrates how field trials involving environmental manipulation in an agent's native range can yield predictions of the agent's field efficacy once introduced into a novel area...
  14. doi Taxa distribution and RAPD markers indicate different origin and regional differentiation of hybrids in the invasive Fallopia complex in central-western Europe
    C Krebs
    Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 12:215-23. 2010
    ..We also found regional differentiation in the gene pool of F. x bohemica, with individuals within the same region more similar to each other than to individuals from different regions...
  15. doi New fungal pathogens of the red ant, Myrmica rubra, from the UK and implications for ant invasions in the USA
    Harry C Evans
    CAB International, E UK Centre, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW209TY, UK
    Fungal Biol 114:451-66. 2010
    ..The implications for the management of M. rubra in its exotic North American range using classical biological control are discussed...
  16. doi Claviradulomyces, a new genus of Odontotremataceae from West African rainforest
    Harry C Evans
    CAB International, Europe UK Centre, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK
    Fungal Biol 114:41-8. 2010
    ..C. dabeicola has been collected consistently and exclusively on the rainforest tree Erythroxylum mannii in the Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, where it is associated with bark abnormalities on branches and stems of living trees...
  17. ncbi Comparison of water, oils and emulsifiable adjuvant oils as formulating agents for Metarhizium anisopliae for use in control of Boophilus microplus
    Perry Polar
    CAB International Caribbean and Latin America Regional Centre, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Mycopathologia 160:151-7. 2005
    ..The ASTs of the EAO based M. anisopliae formulations (Average AST = 6.4 +/- 0.54 days) were similar but lower that the ASTs of the controls (Average AST = 9.6 +/- 0.28 days)...
  18. ncbi Thermal characteristics of Metarhizium anisopliae isolates important for the development of biological pesticides for the control of cattle ticks
    Perry Polar
    CAB International, Caribbean and Latin America Regional Centre, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
    Vet Parasitol 134:159-67. 2005
    ..1+/-0.64 ticks/animal). M. anisopliae was re-isolated from 8.9% of the ticks collected from IMI386697 treated cattle as compared to 2.8% of ticks from ARSEF3297 treated cattle...
  19. ncbi Molecular characterisation of Beauveria bassiana isolates obtained from overwintering sites of Sunn Pests (Eurygaster and Aelia species)
    Marilena Aquino de Muro
    CABI Bioscience UK Centre, Bakeham Lane, Egham TW20 9TY, UK
    Mycol Res 109:294-306. 2005
    ..bassiana isolates from E. integriceps, perhaps suggesting the overwintering populations were infected by generalist native isolates rather than by host-specific ones that might be more suitable for biocontrol purposes...
  20. ncbi [Fungi and biodiversity: international incentives]
    D L Hawksworth
    International Mycological Institute, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Microbiologia 13:221-6. 1997
    ..Mycologists need to contribute to such programmes, maintain an enhance profile, and remain flexible to respond to new challenges...
  21. ncbi Longer-term population dynamics of Gyrodactylus bullatarudis and G. turnbulli (Monogenea) on adult guppies (Poecilia reticulata) in 50-I experimental arenas
    G R Richards
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Liverpool, UK
    Parasitol Res 84:753-6. 1998
    ..There were some differences between the host-site specificity of G. bullatarudis and G. turnbulli on adult P. reticulata as compared with previously observed infections on immature fish...
  22. pmc Ecological approaches and the development of "truly integrated" pest management
    M B Thomas
    Leverhulme Unit for Population Biology and Biological Control, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:5944-51. 1999
    ....
  23. ncbi The chemotherapy of rodent malaria. LVI. Studies on the development of resistance to natural and synthetic endoperoxides
    W Peters
    CABI Bioscience, St Albans, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 93:325-9. 1999
    ..falciparum...
  24. ncbi The chemotherapy of rodent malaria. LVII. Drug combinations to impede the selection of drug resistance, Part 1: Which model is appropriate?
    W Peters
    CABI Bioscience, St Albans, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 93:569-87. 1999
    ..The 2%RT is considered to be the procedure of first choice...
  25. ncbi Construction of chromosomal integrants of Bacillus sphaericus 2362 by conjugation with Escherichia coli
    M Aquino de Muro
    Biosystematics and Molecular Biology, CABI Bioscience UK Centre, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Res Microbiol 151:547-55. 2000
    ..This system offers a simple and efficient means of transferring plasmids into B. sphaericus and obtaining chromosomal integration for strain construction and gene analysis...
  26. ncbi Adult survival, maturation, and reproduction of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria infected with the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae var acridum
    S Blanford
    Leverhulme Unit for Population Biology and Biological Control, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    J Invertebr Pathol 78:1-8. 2001
    ..anisopliae var acridum to alter the balance of insect endocrine systems and the importance of the assessment of behavioral changes and their impact on microbial control agents in the long term...
  27. ncbi Phenotypic degeneration occurs during sector formation in Metarhizium anisopliae
    M J Ryan
    Research School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 93:163-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the investigation was to establish whether sector formation was accompanied by changes in physiological characters...
  28. ncbi Galls on thistles
    Gregory J Masters
    CABI Bioscience, Egham, UK
    Biologist (London) 50:25-8. 2003
    ..Yet, there is still no general consensus on why they exist. Thistle-galling insects are relatively well known and are used as biological control agents (of thistles) and model ecological systems...
  29. ncbi Development of a cryopreservation protocol for the microcyclic rust-fungus Puccinia spegazzinii
    Matthew J Ryan
    CABI Bioscience, Bakeham Lane, Egham, TW20 9TY, UK
    Cryo Letters 24:43-8. 2003
    ..However, despite great progress being made in developing an optimal cryopreservation method, infection of the host plant by basidiospores produced from previously cryopreserved teliospores, embedded in leaf petioles, was not achieved...
  30. ncbi Viegasella and Mintera, two new genera of Parmulariaceae (Ascomycota), with notes on the species referred to Schneepia
    Carlos A Inácio
    CABI Bioscience, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK
    Mycol Res 107:82-92. 2003
    ..Features of internal and external stromata, haustoria and stromata are emphasized as important characters for generic delimitation in the Parmulariaceae. The disposition of the remaining species assigned to Schneepia is discussed...
  31. ncbi Culture collections over the world
    David Smith
    CABI Bioscience UK Centre, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Int Microbiol 6:95-100. 2003
    ..The world must benefit from its microbial diversity, which is crucial to solving increasing problems in food provision, public health and poverty alleviation...
  32. ncbi The use of amplified fragment length polymorphism for molecular analysis of Beauveria bassiana isolates from Kenya and other countries, and their correlation with host and geographical origin
    Marilena Aquino de Muro
    CABI Bioscience, Egham TW20 9TY, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 229:249-57. 2003
    ..bassiana) isolated from insects and soil from Kenya and other 16 different countries, were obtained from the CABI Bioscience Genetic Resource Collection...
  33. ncbi Studies on oil palm trunks as sources of infection in the field
    J Flood
    CABI Bioscience, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9TY, United Kingdom
    Mycopathologia 159:101-7. 2005
    ..Isolates are being collected from infected plants and molecular analysis is being undertaken to give more information on the spread of the pathogen...
  34. ncbi Fungal genetic resource centres and the genomic challenge
    Matthew J Ryan
    Genetic Resources Collection, CABI Bioscience UK Centre, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK
    Mycol Res 108:1351-62. 2004
    ..This review considers the impact of such initiatives, the current roles of fungal genetic resource centres, the mechanisms used to preserve organisms in a stable manner and the range of resources that are offered for genomic research...
  35. doi The foliar endophytic fungal community composition in Cirsium arvense is affected by mycorrhizal colonization and soil nutrient content
    René Eschen
    CABI Europe UK, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, United Kingdom
    Fungal Biol 114:991-8. 2010
    ..We propose that these patterns were the result of differences in fungal growth responses to nutrient availability in the leaves, which can be affected by resources obtained from the soil or symbiotic fungi in the roots...