Biological control programmes in Canada 2001-2012 by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie

By Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie

This quantity (71 chapters), the 5th in a sequence documenting organic regulate programmes in Canada, offers new details on particular insect, weed or plant illnesses, a few of that are updates of on-going reports on historic organic regulate initiatives whereas different chapters file on organic regulate efforts for brand new rising invasive alien species. In each one case, info is gifted in a constant and logical demeanour, beginning with the pest prestige in Canada, via a accomplished heritage on prior experiences, evaluation of using organic regulate in those programmes, and an assessment of the organic keep an eye on efforts and destiny wishes in study or implementation actions. a complete of sixty four chapters is devoted to organic keep an eye on case reviews during the last eleven years - 36 on insect pests of agricultural value and forestry or decorative pests; 18 at the keep an eye on of weeds for plants, rangeland, pastures or aquatic parts; and 10 at the organic keep watch over of plant disorder causal brokers. This booklet is meant for researchers and scholars in organic regulate, pest administration, ecology and possibility overview. on hand In Print

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