biocontrol


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biocontrol

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

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

see BIOLOGICAL CONTROL.
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This study attempts to predict biocontrol damage on water hyacinth plants which to the author's knowledge has not been explored before.
This study underscores the importance of investigating the mating type distribution in the field, prior to biocontrol selection and release, to minimize the potential for sexual recombination while promoting efficacy of the biocontrol strain.
Caption: Pest Control Advisor Larry Whitted (right) and organic grower Jay Leone examine a grapevine leaf for parasitized mealybugs in Leone's Lodi vineyard during the Lodl Winegrape Commission's mealybug biocontrol field day.
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BioControl's established rapid detection technology and third-party validated testing platforms complement Merck's portfolio of instruments and consumables in its applied solutions business geared to the food pathogen testing workflow.
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Matt Purcell--a collaborating entomologist and leader of the Australian Biocontrol Laboratory in Brisbane--and I set out to look for Old World climbing fern and downy rose myrtle sites in parks and along roadsides.
Lane County Master Gardener Association presents Heather Stoven, the community horticulturist and small farms extension agent for OSU serving Yamhill County, who will discuss the ins and outs of biocontrol in nature and in the home landscape, the different types of biological control for insects, weeds, nematodes, slugs and pathogens; she also will focus on the identification of commonly seen biocontrol agents in the landscape and how to encourage them in your garden; free; information: 541-344-5859 or extension.oregonstate.edu/lane.