biocontrol


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biocontrol

[‚bī·ō·kən′trōl]
(ecology)
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The most important step is for the biocontrol agent to establish itself in the rhizosphere, in order to facilitate the interaction of the microrganism with the plant.
According to Bolton, the first step of integrating biocontrol into VMB management is: "Don't kill the good insects
It all happens naturally, hence the Spalangia is called a biocontrol agent.
Several biocontrol agents have been screened for the control of S.
06 January 2017 - German life science and technology company Merck has acquired US-based food safety testing firm BioControl Systems Inc.
The in vitro assays conducted showed that the bacterial biocontrol agents namely, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Pseudomonas ultimum, P.
Additionally, the Singapore Ministry of Agriculture has a long working relationship with the Australian Biocontrol Laboratory and ARS and regularly and efficiently grants export permits for plants and insects.
therefore, was identified as a potential biocontrol agent against the diseases (21-22, 8).
Another species considered as a biocontrol agent, but never authorized, was Coniatus tamarisci (Sohbian et al.
By the application of spore suspension of these biocontrol agents on the plants infected with yellow rust at early stages it will reduces the number of pustules on the plants.
BioControl Medical makes implantable devices for the treatment of autonomic disorders, conditions whereby the autonomic nervous system ceases to function properly, resulting in a disruption to the control of involuntary body processes.
Using herbicides alone for control of large spurge populations is not cost effective, but biocontrol can reduce large populations with minimal effort (Larson et al.