Classical biological control of insect pests of trees: facts and figures


Classical biological control (CBC) is the introduction of a natural enemy of exotic origin to control a pest, usually also exotic, aiming at permanent control of the pest. CBC has been carried out widely over a variety of target organisms, but most commonly against insects, using parasitoids and predators and, occasionally, pathogens. Until 2010, 6158… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-017-1414-4


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