Download e-book for iPad: From Biological Control to Invasion: the Ladybird Harmonia by Helen E. Roy,Eric Wajnberg

By Helen E. Roy,Eric Wajnberg

Harmonia axyridis has been defined because the “most invasive ladybird on Earth”. It has a protracted background of use as a classical organic regulate agent within the united states and extra lately in Europe. This beetle has been powerful at controlling pest bugs in quite a few crop structures however it poses unacceptable hazards through impacting on non-target species as either an intraguild predator and competitor.

Written through well known scientists, this booklet is a synthesis of contemporary learn on H. axyridis and gives informative insights into present views and destiny instructions. organic keep watch over is a vital part of sustainable agriculture however the contrast among a profitable organic keep an eye on agent and an invasive species could be slim. we are hoping that classes will be learnt from H. axyridis.

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