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Biological Control

  • By: Tara Pisani Gareau
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Biological control is the use of an organism to control the growth rate of a pest population through predation, parasitism, herbivory, or competition. Optimally, biological control reduces a pest population to a level that is below economic injury to the crop, ...

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