An introduction to biological control

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Plenum Press, 1982 - Nature - 247 pages
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The nature and scope of biological control; The ecological basis for biological control; The history and development of biological control; Natural enemies; Microbial control of insects, weeds, and plant pathogens; Procedures in natural-enemy introduction; Life table analysis in population ecology; Factors limiting success of introduced natural enemies; Analysis of classical biological control programs; Naturally occuring biological control and integrated control; Other kinds of pests and other biological methods of pest control; Economics of biological controls; The future of biological control.

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