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A field guide to beneficial insects and arachnids in British Columbia seed orchards

Author(s) or contact(s): M. J.A. Hall
Source: Tree Improvement Branch
Subject: Pest Management
Series: Miscellaneous Report
Other details:  Published 1996. Hardcopy is available.
 

Abstract

This field guide is intended for use by all persons who work in conifer seed orchards in British Columbia. It features beneficial arthropods which are common and/or important in seed orchards, with emphasis on biology and conservation. The term beneficial is used to include not only predators and parasites, but also pollinators and nutrient recyclers. Habitat manipulation techniques are provided to assist seed orchard managers in attracting and retaining beneficial arthropods. Pesticide toxicity specific to each beneficial are listed when available.

Download Miscellaneous Report 097 complete document - PDF file (17136 KB)

Download in 17 parts: Front Matter - cover to page 4 - PDF file (1020 KB)

Odonata - page 5 to page 8 - PDF file (740 KB)

Dermaptera - page 9 to page 10 - PDF file (298 KB)

Hemiptera - page 11 to page 18 - PDF file (1187 KB)

Neuroptera - page 19 to page 26 - PDF file (1369 KB)

Coleoptera - page 27 to page 42 - PDF file (2176 KB)

Diptera - page 43 to page 64 - PDF file (2959 KB)

Hymenoptera - page 65 to page 76 - PDF file (2132 KB)

Araneae - page 77 to page 86 - PDF file (1549 KB)

Opiliones - page 87 to page 88 - PDF file (202 KB)

Acari - page 89 to page 90 - PDF file (271 KB)

Collembola - page 91 to page 92 - PDF file (285 KB)

Psocoptera - page 93 to page 94 - PDF file (299 KB)

Coleoptera - page 95 to page 96 - PDF file (217 KB)

Hymenoptera - page 97 to page 100 - PDF file (553 KB)

Acari - page 101 to page 102 - PDF file (303 KB)

Back Matter - page 103 to end - PDF file (1654 KB)

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Updated January 14, 2009