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New Directions in Biological Control: Alternatives for Suppressing Agricultural Pests and Diseases

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By: RR Baker

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #8940 | ISBN: 0471566810
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About this book

This volume brings together specialists from entomology, plant pathology and nematology to review the current state of biological control.


Contents

Foundations of Biological Control. Broad Perspectives. Biological Control of Pest Insects. Biological Control of Plant Pathogens. Biological Control of Weeds. Development of Biocontrol Agents for Agriculture. Plant Management in Biological Control. ENHANCING MECHANISMS OF BIOCONTROL. Insect Host-Parasite Interactions. Bacillus Thuringiensis Delta-Endotoxin. Applications of Biotechnology. Interactions of Biological Control Agents within Plants. Antagonism Exterior to Plant. Application of Strategies for Enhancement.

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