AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PLANT DISEASES AND WEEDS IN EUROPE

  • Maurizio Vurro
  • Jonathan Gressel
Part of the Progress in Biological Control book series (PIBC, volume 2)

Abstract

Biocontrol has been ineffective against major agricultural pests in the field, and has not provided the tools to cost-effectively compete with chemical pesticides, despite the theoretical benefits. The ecological and evolutionary reasons for the lack of effectiveness have been examined in detail in a recent book (Vurro et al., 2001a) along with suggestions on how to safely enhance their activity.

Keywords

Fermentation Ozone Lipase Nicotine Pseudomonas 

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