Theoretical Approaches to Biological Control
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Theoretical Approaches to Biological Control by Bradford A. Hawkins
Book DescriptionBiological control is the suppression of pest populations using predators, parasitoids and pathogens. Historically, biological control has largely been on a trial-and-error basis, and has failed more often than it has succeeded. However by developing theories based upon fundamental population principles and the biological characteristics of the pest and agent, we can gain a much better understanding of when and how to use biological control. This book gathers together recent theoretical developments and provides a balanced guide to the important issues that need to be considered in applying ecological theory to biological control. It will be a source of productive and stimulating thought for all those interested in pest management, theoretical ecology and population biology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521082877
(246mm x 189mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bradford A. Hawkins
Multitrophic Level Interactions, Paperback (October 2008)
This book explores the complex interactions between plants, their herbivores and natural enemies.
Pattern and Process in Host-Parasitoid Interactions, Paperback (September 2005)
This book, first published in 1994, examines patterns in global parasitoid species diversity.
Theoretical Approaches to Biological Control, Hardback (May 1999)
A balanced guide to the theoretical issues that need to be considered in applying biological control.
Parasitoid Community Ecology, Hardback (November 1994)» View all books by Bradford A. Hawkins
Insect parasitoids parasitize the various life stages of other insects. This book deals with the ecological aspects of parasitoid biology. With thematic treatment and specific examples, researchers review and evaluate our understanding of parasitoid assemblages and community structure.
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