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Ecological effects of invasive alien insects
TLDR
The effects caused by different insect invaders are reviewed according to their ecosystem roles, i.e. herbivores, predators, parasites, parasitoids and pollinators; the level of biological organisation at which they occur; and the direct and indirect mechanisms underlying these effects.
Invasive alien species: a toolkit of best prevention and management practices
Invasive alien species: a toolkit of best prevention and management practices , Invasive alien species: a toolkit of best prevention and management practices , مرکز فناوری اطلاعات و اطلاع رسانی
Do new Access and Benefit Sharing procedures under the Convention on Biological Diversity threaten the future of biological control?
TLDR
The practice of biological control in relation to the principles of ABS is described, illustrated extensively by case studies and successes obtained with biological control, and the very limited monetary benefits generated in biological control are emphasised.
A Review of biological control of pests in the commonwealth caribbean and Bermuda up to 1982
A review of biological control of pests in the commonwealth Caribbean and Bermuda up to 1982 , A review of biological control of pests in the commonwealth Caribbean and Bermuda up to 1982 , مرکز
Molecular methods to detect Spodoptera frugiperda in Ghana, and implications for monitoring the spread of invasive species in developing countries
TLDR
It is confirmed that the use of DNA barcoding allowed unequivocal identification of this new pest from Ghana based on the larvae alone, and has the potential to become a valuable in-country tool to support national capability in rapid and reliable pest diagnosis and identification.
The history of, and prospects for, the biological control of Chromolaena odorata (Compositae) by Pareuchaetes pseudoinsulata Rego Barros and allies (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae)
TLDR
Information on the biogeography and ecology of the Pareuchaetes species is used to assess their potential as biological control agents and the taxonomy and distributions of the five species are presented.
Exotic biological control agents: A solution or contribution to arthropod invasions?
TLDR
International guidelines, national regulations and scientific methods being used for exotic natural enemies in biological control have changed to require appropriate specificity testing, risk assessment and regulatory oversight before exotic natural Enemies can be released.
Trends in the classical biological control of insect pests by insects: an update of the BIOCAT database
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Positive trends reflect the greater research effort now made to optimize the chances of successful outcomes and increased confidence in classical biological control as a viable pest management strategy against a backdrop of a risk-averse culture that has developed in some key countries in recent years.
Host specificity in arthropod biological control, methods for testing and interpretation of the data
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A framework for host-range testing of arthropod biological control agents is proposed, and methods for evaluating possible effects on those non-target species considered to be at risk are suggested, and levels of increasing complexity are given to allow over- and underestimation of the host range of a biological control agent to be avoided.
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