A global review of risk-benefit-cost analysis for the introduction of classical biological control agents against weeds : a crisis in the making ?

@inproceedings{Sheppard2003AGR,
  title={A global review of risk-benefit-cost analysis for the introduction of classical biological control agents against weeds : a crisis in the making ?},
  author={Andy W. Sheppard and Reuben Hill and R. A. DeClerck-Floate and Alec S. McClay and Terence Olckers and Paul C. Quimby and Helmuth G. Zimmermann},
  year={2003}
}
Risks of non-target effects resulting from releases of exotic organisms for the biological control of alien pests are a growing major concern because: (a) previous releases (<1%) are having significant negative impacts on rare native species, (b) alien organisms are a recognized global threat to sustainable agriculture and biodiversity, (c) risk analysis, as applied to environmental threats of species invasions and harmful effects of releases of genetically modified organisms, is a burgeoning… CONTINUE READING
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