Biological Control of Insect Pests in Forested Ecosystems (E2679)
Intended for foresters, Christmas tree growers and landscapers, this manual attempts to bridge the gap between theory and application of biological control in forested ecosystems. Discusses concepts of biological control and types used — predators, parasites and pathogens. Descriptions and color photos of the natural enemies of insect pests and strategies for implementing biological control. Contains individual sections on biological control for traditional forestry environments, Christmas tree plantations and the urban forest. Complete bibliography, glossary of terms and index.