Classical biological control of pest insects of trees in the southern United States
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Published by USDA, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team in Morgantown, WV .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forest insects -- Biological control -- Southern States.,
  • Insect pests -- Biological control -- Southern States.,
  • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Southern States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTechnology transfer biological control.
StatementJ. Howard Frank and John L. Foltz.
SeriesFHTET -- 96-20., FHTET (Series) -- 96-20.
ContributionsFoltz, John L., United States. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17720199M

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Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States – An online book that provides a reference guide for field workers and land managers concerning the historical and current status of the biological control of invasive plant species in the eastern United States. Semiochemicals of forest and shade tree insects in North America and management applications. Request This. Elizabeth L. United States. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. Variant title Classical biological control of pest insects of trees in the southern United States a review and recommendations. Classical biological control of pest insects of trees in the southern United States: a review and recommendations / (Morgantown, WV: Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, []), by J. H. Frank, John L. Foltz, and United States. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Classical biological control (CBC) is the introduction of a natural enemy of exotic origin to control a pest, usually also exotic, aiming at permanent control of the pest.