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Environmental Impact of Invertebrates for Biological Control of Arthropods: Methods and Risk Assessment

by Franz Bigler Dirk Babendreier Ulli Kuhlmann

This book provides an invaluable review of the current methodologies used for assessing the environmental impacts of invertebrate biological agents used to control pests in agriculture and forestry. It explores methods to evaluate post-release effects and the environmental impact of dispersal, displacement and establishment of invertebrate biological control agents. It gives practical advice on how to perform science-based risk assessments and on how to use new technology and information.

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