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Biological Control Measures of Success

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ISBN-10: 1402010524

ISBN-13: 9781402010521

Edition: 2000

Authors: Geoff Gurr, Jeff Waage, Steve Wratten

List price: $159.99
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As well as examining successful biological control programmes this book analyses why the majority of attempts fail. Off-target and other negative effects of biological control are also dealt with. Chapters contributed by leading international researchers and practitioners in all areas of biological control afford the book a breadth of coverage and depth of analysis not possible with a single author volume. Combined with the use of other experts to review chapters and editorial oversight to ensure thematic integrity of the volume, this book provides the most authoritative analysis of biological control published. Key aspects addressed include how success may be measured, how successful…    
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 429
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540

Foreword
Preface
A History of Methodological, Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Biological Control
Classical Arthropod Biological Control: Measuring Success, Step By Step
Success in Biological Control of Arthropods by Augmentation of Natural Enemies
Success in Conservation Biological Control of Arthropods
Success in Biological Control of Terrestrial Molluscs
Success in Biological Control of Aquatic Weeds by Arthropods
Success in Biological Control of Terrestrial Weeds by Arthropods
Success in Biological Control of Plant Pathogens and Nematodes by Microorganisms
Success in Biological Control of Soil-dwelling Insects by Pathogens and Nematodes
Success in Biological Control of Above-ground Insects by Pathogens
Success in Biological Control of Weeds by Pathogens, Including Bioherbicides
Success in Biological Control of Vertebrate Pests
Non-target Effects of Biological Control Agents
Synthesis: The Future Success of Biological Control
Index