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Environmental Impact of Arthropod Biological Control

Methods and Risk Assessment (Cabi Publishing)

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Published by CABI Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects (entomology),
  • Invertebrates,
  • Pest control,
  • Insect pests,
  • Arthropod pests,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Crop Science,
  • Technology / Agriculture / Crop Science,
  • Arthropoda as biological pest control agents,
  • Biological control

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsF. Bigler (Editor), D. Babendreier (Editor), U. Kuhlmann (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8279826M
    ISBN 100851990584
    ISBN 109780851990583

    Environmental impact of invertebrates for biological control of arthropods: methods and risk assessment Responsibility edited by Franz Bigler and Dirk Babendreier and Ulli Kuhlmann. Pest Technology © Global Science Books Impacts of Pesticides on Arthropod Biological Control Agents Khalil Talebi * • Aurang Kavousi • Qodrat Sabahi Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj , Iran Corresponding author: * [email protected] ABSTRACT.

    Before joining Exponent, Dr. Brown managed a contract research facility specialising in the environmental effects of agrochemicals, and was responsible for the design, conduct, and interpretation of higher tier studies with soil fauna, aquatic mesocosms, honey bees, non-target arthropods, and avian radio-tracking studies. Dr.5/5(1). Title: Biological Control of Arthropods of Conservation Importance Introduction Author: Mark S. Hoddle and Matthew J. W. Cock Subject: invasion biology and application to biological control, biological control of arthropod pests of conservation importance, the role of biological control for pest management in developing nations, and assessing natural enemy specificity and safety.

    This book offers a diverse presentation about use of arthropod-specific pathogens for control and eradication of invasive arthropod species. Basic concepts supporting use of pathogens for microbial control are covered as well as societal and environmental concerns. The major functional issues faced. Abstract More than introductions of about species of exotic arthropod agents for control of arthropod pests in countries or islands during the past years rarely have resulted in negative environmental , risks of environmental effects caused by releases of exotics are of growing concern. Twenty countries have implemented regulations for release of biological control Cited by:


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