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Research Project: Mass Production of Biological Control Agents

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research

Title: The importance of biological control in agriculture

Author
item Rojas, Maria - Guadalupe
item Morales Ramos, Juan
item Grodowitz, Michael
item Riddick, Eric
item Chen, Jian
item Elliott, Robert
item Boyette, Clyde
item Hoagland, Robert

Submitted to: Adjacent Government UK Magazine
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/4/2015
Publication Date: 10/1/2015
Citation: Grodowitz, M.J., Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Riddick, E.W., Chen, J., Elliott, R.B., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2015. The importance of biological control in agriculture. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 1-12.

Interpretive Summary: A compilation of research in biological control performed at the National Biological Control Laboratory (NBCL) is highlighted in this electronic publication. Reports briefly describe the value of beneficial mites, insects, and fungi.

Technical Abstract: This e-book reports the development and use of mites, insects and fungi suitable to control arthropod pests and plant diseases. The different control approaches are briefly described.