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Arthropod biological control agents and pesticides by Brian A. Croft

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Entomophagous arthropods -- Effect of pesticides on.,
  • Insect pests -- Biological control.

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Edition Notes

StatementBrian A. Croft.
SeriesEnvironmental science and technology,
LC ClassificationsSB933.33 .C76 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 723 p. :
Number of Pages723
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2207757M
ISBN 100471819751
LC Control Number89030003

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Many invertebrate biological control agents (BCAs) and a few microbial pesticides are available to manage tomato pests, but considerably more that have been discovered and evaluated at some level could be produced commercially. To encourage further development of commercial products, most of the major arthropod pests of tomato are listed, along. Information about the side-effects of pesticides on biological control agents is an essential requirement of integrated pest management (IPM). Different methods to test . Canada is a world leader in biological control research. Reporting the status of biocontrol agents released in Canada over the last decade, this book presents case studies by target pest that evaluate the impact of biocontrol and recommend future priorities. Biological Control: organisms can provide important protection from invasive species and protect our environment by reducing the need for pesticides. parasitoids. Most importantly, the authors devote a large section of the book to evaluating the safety and efficacy of control agents within the context of ecological risk. Read by:

Received: 15 May, Accepted: 17 September, Invited Review Pest Technology © Global Science Books Impacts of Pesticides on Arthropod Biological Control Agents.   Invited speaker on biological control of terrestrial weeds for the department's graduate course on Biological Control (ENY ) on 23 March. Participated in a polycom in-service training for county agents on "Aquatics and Invasive Plants" held on 30 March; the in-service program was held at McCarty Hall and streamed to over 50 counties; gave a. A brief history of arthropod pest control Introduction Two of the most important challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century comprise food production and disease are challenges that are associated with the increasing global human population (Figure ) and with the control ofarthropod pests,the subject ofthis Get this from a library! A roadmap to the successful development and commercialization of microbial pest control products for control of arthropods. [W J Ravensberg] -- For the first time, a rational and structured roadmap has been designed for the development and commercialization of microbial pest control products, based on entomopathogenic bacteria, fungi.