Conservation Biological Control by Pedro A. Barbosa

By Pedro A. Barbosa

This quantity is a finished therapy of the way the foundations of ecology and conservation biology can be utilized to maximise organic keep an eye on. Conservation organic keep an eye on provides a number of skill to change or control the surroundings to augment the actions of common enemies of pests. It establishes a conceptual hyperlink among ecology and the rural use of brokers for organic keep an eye on, and discusses either theoretical concerns in addition to functional administration matters. absolute to be attention-grabbing to ecologists and entomologists, this quantity also will entice scientists, school, researchers and scholars drawn to pest administration, horticulture, plant sciences, and agriculture. Key good points * includes chapters via a world workforce of prime experts * Establishes a conceptual hyperlink among ecology and the rural use of brokers for organic keep an eye on * Discusses either theoretical concerns in addition to functional administration matters * offers particular examples of the way conservation rules are used to maximise the organic keep an eye on of pests

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