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Evaluating indirect ecological effects of biological control [electronic resource] / edited by E. Wajnberg, J.K. Scott and P.C. Quimby.

Publication:
Wallingford, Oxon [England] ; New York : CABI, c2001.
Conference Name:
Ecological Effects in Biological Control (1999 : Montpellier, France)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (279 p.)
Subjects:
Biological pest control agents -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This text presents the key papers from the first International Organization for Biological Control Global symposium, held in Montpellier, France, October 1999. It addresses the issues and concerns involved in biological control and assesses the current status of evaluation of the ecological effect.
Contents:
Contributors; Preface; 1 Indirect Ecological Effects in Biological Control: the Challenge and the Opportunity; 2 Indirect Interactions, Community Modules and Biological Control: a Theoretical Perspective; 3 Research Needs Concerning Non-target Impacts of Biological Control Introductions; 4 Food Webs, Risks of Alien Enemies and Reform of Biological Control; 5 Evaluation of Non-target Effects of Pathogens Used for Management of Arthropods; 6 Insect Biological Control and Non-target Effects: a European Perspective; 7 Biological Control in Africa and its Possible Effects on Biodiversity
8 Rhinocyllus conicus: Initial Evaluation and Subsequent Ecological Impacts in North America9 Risk Analysis and Weed Biological Control; 10 Incorporating Biological Control into Ecologically Based Weed Management; 11 The Scope and Value of Extensive Ecological Studies in the Broom Biological Control Programme; Index
Notes:
A collation of key papers presented at the first international symposium entitled "Indirect Ecological Effects in Biological Control" at Montpellier, France, 17-20 October 1999.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wajnberg, E.
Scott, J. K. (John K.)
Quimby, P. C. (Paul C.)
ISBN:
1-280-82893-5
9786610828937
0-85199-945-X
OCLC:
437179705
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