Biological Control of Insects

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Booklet
Abstract: 

This Michigan State University Extension Bulletin explains the principles of biological control of insect pests. Gives information about common insect predators and parasitoids and pathogenic viruses, bacteria and fungi. Discusses how biological control is accomplished. Includes 16 color photos of insect predators and parasitoids and pathogens as well as a list of books, bulletins and periodicals for further reading. For extension educators, farmers and growers, teachers, students of crop pest management and the general public.

Author: 
Janyce M. Ryan, Douglas G. Landis, Edward J. Grafius
Topic Areas: 
Agriculture
Horticulture
Target Audience: 
Producer / Landowner
Consumers
Business Community
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
8 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1993
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$2.00 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.

Organization code of item (if any): 
FO-6345-SEEK
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