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A new species of Diadiplosis, D. abacaxii sp. nov. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) is described and illustrated based on specimens collected in association with the pineapple scale insect pest Dysmicoccus brevipes (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) on Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. var. comosus (Bromeliaceae) in Espírito Santo, Brazil.

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its role in the biological control (Acari: Mesostigmata) . Növényvédelem , 50 , 401 – 404 .(in Hung.) Kontschán , J. , Ács , A. and Neményi , A. ( 2014 ): Data on the mite (Acari) fauna of bamboos in Hungary . Növényvédelem , 50 , 339

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Reduced tillage practices have been adopted worldwide in agriculture. The implementation of conservation tillage, leaving crop residues at the soil surface following the harvest of crops is essential to protect soils vulnerable to erosion, however these practices have contributed directly to the upsurge of Fusarium head blight of wheat and barley. While researchers have made significant progress in the identification and incorporation of genetic resistance, and in the identification and delivery of effective fungicides to cereal crops, Fusarium head blight remains a recalcitrant problem. It would seem that we can not reduce the threat of future Fusarium head blight epidemics without addressing the underlying origin of the problem, Fusarium -infested crop residues. Given the limitations of current agricultural practices, we are challenged to find ways to reduce the inoculum potential of Fusarium -infested residues without removing them from the soil surface.

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package” , version 7.3.0. http://www.simfit.org.uk. Bergman , J.M and Tingey , W.M. 1979 . Aspects of interaction between plant genotypes and biological control . Bull

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Acta Microbiologica et Immunologica Hungarica
Authors: L. Kredics, Zsuzsanna Antal, A. Szekeres, L. Hatvani, L. Manczinger, Cs. Vágvölgyi, and Erzsébet Nagy

) 11 23 Howell, C. R.: Mechanisms employed by Trichoderma species in the biological control of plant diseases: the history and evolution of current concepts. Plant Dis 87 , 4

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513 518 Barlow, N.D. 1999. Model in biological control: a field guide. In: Hawkins, B.A. (ed.), Theoretical Approaches to Biological Control . University Press. Port

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Community Ecology
Authors: F. J. Fernandez-Maldonado, J. R. Gallego, A. Valencia, M. Gamez, Z. Varga, J. Garay, and T. Cabello

. Can interactions between an omnivorous hemipteran and an egg parasitoid limit the level of biological control for the tomato pinworm? Environ. Entomol. 44 : 12 – 26 . Cabello , T

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21 1168 1177 Croft, B. A. and MacRae, I. V. (1993): Biological control of apple mites: impact of Zetzellia mali (Acari: Stigmaeidae) on

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commercially available soils . – Med. Mycol. 48 ( 2 ): 384 – 389 . http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13693780903219014 Talubnak , C. and Soytong , K. ( 2010 ): Biological control of vanilla

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Nordlund, D. A. (1998): Capacity and quality: Key to success in the mass rearing of biological control agents. Nat. Enemies Ins. 20, 169–179. Nordlund D. A. Capacity and quality: Key to

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