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A Colour Handbook of Biological Control in Plant Protection

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print
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Biological Control in Plant Protection

There has been a large increase in the commercial use of integrated...

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By: Neil Helyer (Author), Kevin C Brown (Author), Nigel D Cattlin (Author)

126 pages, Col plates

Manson Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2003 | Edition: 1 | #31812 | ISBN: 1874545286
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Identification guide to insects, arachnids, nematodes and other organisms, which act as predators or parasites on pests of arable crops. Describes the impact of host species environments on predator-prey relationships and population dynamics for arable, orchard and protected plants. The main sections on pest profiles, beneficial species and entomopathogens provide a pest identification guide and concise text.


- Introduction
- Arable Crops
- Orchard Crops
- Ornamental Crops
- Glass house Crops

Main Species
- Centipedes
- Eel Worms
- Fungi
- Parasitic Wasps
- Lacewings
- Predatory Bugs
- Spiders
- Harvestmen
- Predatory Mites
- Earwigs
- Predatory Flies
- Hoverflies
- Rove Beetles
- Ladybirds
- Ground Beetles


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