The manual of biocontrol agents

a world compendium
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BCPC , Alton
Agricultural pests, Biological pest control agents, Natural pesticides, Handbooks, manuals, Biological co
Statementeditor, L.G. Copping
ContributionsBritish Crop Protection Council
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB975 .M36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxliv, 851 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25172469M
ISBN 101901396177
ISBN 139781901396171
LC Control Number2011499863
OCLC/WorldCa473433271

The Manual of Biocontrol Agents is now complementary to The Pesticide Manual (now in its 16th edition) Compiled by experts in the biocontrol industry.

– a valuable resource for all those involved in the commercial practice, administration, regulation of or academia in crop protection and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Completely revised and updated, this edition of The Manual of Biocontrol Agents contains detailed entries of biocontrol agents used in the production of 2, commercial products.

It includes: micro-organisms; 89 natural products; macro-organisms; and 74 : Hardcover. Completely revised and updated, this edition of The Manual of Biocontrol Agents contains detailed entries of biocontrol agents used in the production of 2, commercial products.

It includes: micro-organisms; 89 natural products; macro-organisms; and 74 gh different in style, this publication is complementary to The Pesticide Manual--now in its 15th edition.

About this book. This edition of The Manual of Biocontrol Agents has been substantially revised and updated The manual of biocontrol agents book reflect the growth and maturity of the global biocontrol industry.

It contains up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive information on over active substances which are commercially available in products including. This third edition of The Manual of Biocontrol Agents (previously The BioPesticide Manual) contains 12 entries for microorganisms, 58 entries for natural products, 56 entries for semiochemicals, 20 entries for genes and entries for macroorganisms.

It covers in detail the information on the mode of action plus key references, and refers, where appropriate, to The Pesticide Manual where Cited by:   The Manual of Biocontrol Agents, first published as The BioPesticide Manual inin this new (5th) edition, has been substantially revised and updated to reflect the growth and maturity of the global biocontrol industry, which is predicted to reach $ billion by The Pesticide Manual is in its 15th edition and Len Copping's latest edition of the Manual of Biocontrol Agents came out at the end of From a slim first edition produced inthis essential reference now runs to pages and includes micro-organisms, 89 "natural products", 74 semiochemicals and s: 1.

The Manual of Biocontrol Agents – your essential reference for IPM options – updated to reflect the growth and maturity of the global biocontrol industry.

All active substances and products included are commercially available. Up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive information on more than active substances, including. This book, which is The manual of biocontrol agents book 4th edition of "The Biopesticide Manual", covers in detail the biological effects of biological control products against pests, diseases and weeds, and, where possible, gives information on the mode of action and key references for readers.

Section 1 contains entries for microorganisms, which consist of baculoviruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and nematodes. The biological control agent helps in maintaining and balancing the plant species along with their natural enemies.

Also Read: Microbes as Biocontrol Agents. Types of Biocontrol Agents. Biological control can be categorized into 2 types, namely inundated and classical. About this book.

Completely revised and updated, this edition contains detailed entries of biocontrol agents used in the production of over 2, commercial products. The Manual of Biocontrol Agents: A World Compendium Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Lynch, in Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Selection, Evaluation, and Delivery of Microbial Biocontrol Agents. Several approaches have been used for the selection of microbial biocontrol agents, with no system apparently more successful than approach has been to isolate potential microbial antagonists from the intended environment of use such as.

Both books can be ordered now on-line, by phone or mail order – until 31 October – at a special pre-launch discount price. The Pesticide Manual is being offered at £ (£ after 31 October ) and The Manual of Biocontrol Agents is priced £ (£ after 31 October ).

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Version 5 of The e-Pesticide Manual is available. This book is a comprehensive and authoritative handbook of biological control. Show less For many years the use of chemical agents such as pesticides and herbicides has been effective in controlling the many varieties of pests that infest both agricultural crops and backyard gardens.

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All books are in clear. The aim of Biological Control is to promote this science and technology through publication of original research articles and reviews of research and theory. The journal devotes a section to reports on biotechnologies dealing with the elucidation and use of genes or gene products for the enhancement of biological control agents.

Buy The Manual of Biocontrol Agents: A World Compendium: A World Compendium [formerly. The Biopesticide Manual] 3rd Revised edition by Copping, Leonard G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Manual of biocontrol agents. Alton, Hampshire, UK: British. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. "Fourth edition of the BioPesticide Manual"--Front cover.

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Previous edition: This book brings together perspectives from pathology, ecology, genetics, physiology, production technology, to address the use of fungi as biological control agents.

Table of contents 1: Introduction - fungal biological control agents: progress, problems and potential, T M Butt, University of Wales, UK, C Jackson, University of Southampton, UK.

This book describes entomopathogenic and slug parasitic nematodes as potential biocontrol agents in crop insect and slug pest management.

Addressing research on these two nematodes from tropical, subtropical and temperate countries, it covers the new techniques and major developments regarding mass production, formulation, application, commercialization and safety measures.

Plans for future. Acarine Biocontrol Agents An Illustrated Key and Manual. Authors: Gerson, U., Smiley, Robert. Biological Control Weed Control Methods Handbook, The Nature Conservancy, Tu et al.

McEvoy and Coombs () argue that the potential effectiveness of candidate biocontrol agents has been given too little attention in the selection process.

They note that ten or more species of biocontrol agents have been released against some weeds. Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms.

It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

There are three basic strategies for. Biological control is the use of non-chemical and environmentally friendly methods of controlling insect pests and diseases by the action of natural control agents.

Biological Control Agents (BCA): categories and terminology 12 Farmers and other stakeholders 13 Role of BCA in IPM 14 Sustainability: who will develop BCA products.

16 2 BCA profiles 17 Microbials 18 Bacteria 18 Fungi 19 Protozoa 20 Insect viruses and entomopathogenic nematodes Documentation for our products can be found by clicking on the product links on the right, or by scrolling down on this page.

Send us an email on info (at) if. Biocontrol agents, which help decrease the negative effects of plant pathogens, can act as substitutes to pesticides.

Biocontrol agents are considered effective source that inhibits the growth of pests. Based on crop type, the market for biocontrol agents has been. Acute toxicity of mosquito pesticides on weed biological control agents in south Florida, USA Gregory S.

Wheeler, Ellen C. Lake, Min B. Rayamajhi & Melissa C. Smith Pages:. The focus includes new and emerging trends in this field. Biological control is defined as the reduction or mitigation of pests and pest effects through the use of natural enemies.

Biotechnologies dealing with the elucidation and use of genes or gene products for the enhancement of biological control agents .The new 5th edition of BCPC’s Manual of Biocontrol Agents – a toolbox for biocontrol and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) – was launched as an online resource at the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM), in Basel, Switzerland in October.

“In my lifetime the world population has doubled and it is forecast to double again by ,” explains editor, Dr Roma Gwynn.9 Biological Control and Integrated Pest Management Pest Resistance Although importation biocontrol has been practiced for more than years, there has only been one documented case of a target pest developing resistance to a biological control agent.

The introduced larch sawfly, Pristophora erichsonii.