Proceedings of the Summer Institute on Biological Control of Plant Insects and Diseases

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Fowden G. Maxwell, Frank Aubrey Harris
University Press of Mississippi, 1974 - Insect pests - 647 pages
Pest management: history, current status and future progress; Ecological principles as a basis for pest management in the agroecosystem; Populations defined and approaches to measuring population; The life system concept as a guide to understanding population dynamics; Status of biological control procedures that involve parasites and predators; Identification and classification in pest management control; Criteria for determination of candidate hosts and for selection of biotic agents; Foreign exploration and importation of exotic arthropod parasites and predators; Production and supplemental releases of parasites and predators for control of insect and spider mite pests of crops.

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Ecological Principles as a Basis for Pest Management in
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Populations Defined and Approaches to Measuring Population
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The Life System Concept as a Guide to Understanding Population
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