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1biocontrol masculinecontrol biológico masculine
- One wasp species has been eliminated as a potential biocontrol because it parasitized one of the nontarget beetle species, Tewksbury explains.
- This has been interpreted to mean that a successful biocontrol agent drives its host to a low stable equilibrium.
- Another biocontrol tool they're investigating is the fire ant-decapitating phorid fly, which uses the ant's head as a protective home for its developing maggot young.
- Classic biocontrol of weeds involves importing a natural enemy from abroad and then releasing it in regions overrun by its host.
- Several biocontrol methods have been attempted to control this insect, but with very limited success.
- The RCD virus in NZ was eventually legalised as a biocontrol because authorities realised that they could not contain, eradicate or control the disease.
- Since it's very time consuming and inefficient to catch them in the wild, scientists rear the biocontrol agents in captivity on their host insect.
- ‘And if we don't completely eradicate them, we don't eradicate them at all, unless we come up with a biocontrol mechanism,’ he said.
- Lockwood's investigation, in the 1990s, of a biocontrol for a crop-destroying grasshopper revealed that it also harmed beneficial grasshoppers, and the project was scuttled.
- Classic biocontrol is generally slower acting than chemical pesticides, so noticeable results may take several years.
- In some cases, other methods of weed management such as herbicides, biocontrol, and mechanical control are used to weaken the competitive ability of the weeds.
- This conquest through biocontrol has spurred the search for other insects to match the range of climates where the water hyacinth thrives.
- Euglandina rosea, the rosy wolf snail, is a predatory snail that was introduced as a biocontrol agent for A. fulica in Hawaii and other locations outside the continental United States.
- New biocontrol coatings for fruit are being made of reformulated shellac and sucrose ester, a compound derived by combining sugar with a fatty acid.
- Sobhian says more studies are needed on G. canella's overwintering habitat and host specificity before its value as a biocontrol can be fully ascertained.
- Competition between rhizosphere bacteria and fungal pathogens for nutrients has also been identified as a biocontrol mechanism.
- ‘They're about as safe a biocontrol agent as you can get,’ Porter said.
- Thus, it can be concluded that UV-blocking films work in favor of pest management by discouraging pest colonization while sustaining the activities of some important natural enemies used in the biocontrol of insect pests.
- In nematodes he sees a biocontrol agent that could be part of an integrated fly-control program at the feedlot along with traps, manure management, sanitation measures, and parasitic wasps.
- Micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi and nematodes are often used as biocontrol agents against insects.
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