biologic control

bi·o·log·i·c con·trol

control of living organisms, including vectors and reservoirs of disease, by using their natural enemies (predators, parasites, competitors).
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bi·o·log·ic con·trol

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik kŏn-trōl')
Control of living organisms, including vectors and reservoirs of disease, by means of their natural enemies (i.e., predators, parasites, competitors).
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The first effective biologic control of an invasive species was Myxomatosis virus introduced into Australian rabbits, after 40 years of dithering, in the early 1950s.
As a result, in order to respond economic and environmental effects of current farming, demand for sustainable agriculture development increased intensely [22] and because of extensive problems from application of chemical methods, pests management methods have possessed specific position with an emphasis on biologic control and organic agriculture [21].
Effect of socio-economical factors on accepting the methods of biologic control in rice field, available in site:
In 1902, Congress passed the Biologic Control Act in response to
Insect-pathogenic nematodes are thought to be harmless to vertebrates and are used in horticulture for biologic control of insects (6).
Maleki Ziarati [20] investigated the biologic control of Meloidogyne javanica (Trube) Chitwood by Trichoderma harzianum rifai fungi in greenhouse, and concluded that T.
Evaluation of Trichoderma isolates for biologic control of Phytophthoradrechsleri disease in greenhouse.
Concern is growing about the use of Burkholderia cepacia, a bacterial phytopathogen, for the biologic control of seedling diseases (9).
Scientists chase to superseded methods that one of this method is use from biologic control agents that, is in nature and human achieve that with his technical knowledge.
Checking the behavior of plant or studying their relation signs with other creatures is one of the biologic control methods in agriculture's products.
Biologic control has been investigated with Bacillus sphaericus and thuringiensis in larval breeding pools.
Among the topics discussed by this volume's 33 papers are the importance of ecological and phylogenetic conditions for the occurrence and frequency of sexual cannibalism, responses of humid tropical trees to rising carbon dioxide, the role of propagule pressure in biological invasions, nongenetic inheritance and its evolutionary implications, spontaneous mutation accumulation studies in evolutionary genetics, geologic and biologic controls on the evolution of reefs, molecular estimation of dispersal for ecology and population genetics, the origin and subsequent diversification of the angiosperm flower, the evolutionary genetics of emerging viruses, belowground herbivory and plant defenses, genetic consequences of range expansions, and the role of animal pollination in plant speciation.