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biocontrol

(bī′ō-kən-trōl′)
n.
See biological control.

biocontrol

The use of natural products or engineered microorganisms to protect crops against insects, circumventing use of pesticides.

biocontrol

see BIOLOGICAL CONTROL.
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Parasitic wasps are workhorses of biological pest control - the science of raising good bugs to control bad bugs.
As a form of biological pest control, Bt is the only bacterium from which widespread commercial insecticidal applications have been possible, giving it, in effect, a microbial monopoly on insect control worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Will Consep gain a significant share of a biological pest control market that is slated to grow row 10% to 30% by 2010?
The business to be acquired would broaden the purchaser's existing biological pest control portfolio and enable the company to further leverage the technology platform it had acquired via Athenix Corporation and AgraQuest, Bayer added.
The business to be acquired would broaden the purchasera[euro](tm)s existing biological pest control portfolio and enable the company to further leverage the technology platform it had acquired via Athenix Corporation and AgraQuest, Bayer added.
It should be mentioned that Syria made considerable strides in the field of using safe and low-cost biological pest control in cotton farming.
Krause, for "Viability of a Biological Pest Control Agent Through Hydraulic Nozzles," Transactions of the ASAE, Vo.
Several case studies explored by researchers at Oregon State University, Corvallis, found that biological pest control can solve problems effectively on a long-term basis and may yield a return on investment of 100-1,000% in the first year alone, after which the benefits go up in perpetuity.
Mycotech has been working on another biocontrol project with ARS scientists in the Biological Pest Control Research Unit at Weslaco, Texas, where Carruthers worked before moving to the agency's National Program Staff in Beltsville, Maryland.
But the costs of rearing both predator and prey have limited adoption of biological pest control by U.
Once completed, this facility will provide visitors with an idea of where building construction, landscaping and irrigation is headed -- sustainable water and energy systems, new insulation products, organic gardening, composting, biological pest control and permeable exterior pavement -- all of which support environmental water quality awareness and conservation of resources," Foley added.
Contract awarded for Biological pest control technology research and development small number of purchases Quote Information Notice

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