Environmental Implications of the Release of Biocontrol Agents

  • James M. Lynch
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 230)


In general it could be argued that the public at large regard the exploitation of biocontrol agents, with the concomitant reduction of chemical inputs to the environment, as a sound strategy. This of course should not lull us into a sense of false security by the injudicious exploitation of organisms which could be potentially damaging to the environment, wildlife or man.


Biocontrol Agent Crown Gall European Economic Community Regulatory Clearance Exotic Organism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James M. Lynch
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  1. 1.Microbiology & Crop Protection DepartmentHorticulture Research InternationalLittlehampton, West SussexUK

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