Chapter 2. Insect Pests of Oilseed Rape Crops

  1. David V. Alford
  1. David V. Alford1,
  2. Christer Nilsson2 and
  3. Bernd Ulber3

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750988.ch2

Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests

Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests

How to Cite

Alford, D. V., Nilsson, C. and Ulber, B. (2003) Insect Pests of Oilseed Rape Crops, in Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests (ed D. V. Alford), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750988.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Orchard House, Oakington Road, Dry Drayton, Cambridge CB3 8DD, UK

  2. 2

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Crop Science, S-23053 Alnarp, Sweden

  3. 3

    Georg-August Universität, Institut für Pflanzenpathologie und Pflanzenschutz, Grisebachstraße 6, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054275

Online ISBN: 9780470750988



  • oilseed rape crop insect pests;
  • nomenclature of pests;
  • cabbage aphid - brevicoryne brassicae;
  • brassica pod midge - dasineura brassicae;
  • brassica pod midge


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nomenclature of the Pests

  • Pest Status and Phenology

  • Oilseed Rape Pests … A Simplifiled Key to Adults

  • Oilseed Rape Pests … A Simplified Key to Larvae

  • Pest Management

  • Natural Enemies of Oilseed Rape Pests

  • Pesticide Side-Effects on Beneficial Organisms

  • Acknowledgements