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Classical Biological Control of Arthropods in Australia


By: D Waterhouse

560 pages, Tabs

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #133847 | ISBN: 0642457093
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Classical Biological Control of Arthropods in Australia provides an account of attempts at biological control of arthropod pests in Australia. Ninety-eight pests or groups of pests have been involved, totalling some 150 species, most of which are exotic. Approximately seventy were targeted in specific projects. In addition to a summary table of results, a short dossier on each pest species or group provides a precis of the outcomes, together with basic data on biology and pest status, information on native natural enemies enemies and an account of the attempts at biological control and the biology of the most important natural enemies.

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