Biological Control

Biological Control - Biological Control Goal Gain an...

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Biological Control   Goal Gain an understanding of what biological control is and how it can be  used effectively as part of an IPM system.  Learning Objectives Describe biological control.  List and describe the main biological control organisms. Give  examples.  Describe the difference between a predator, parasite and parasitoid.  Recognize the main orders of predators and parasitoids and the  types of insects they attack.  Describe several biological control methods.  Study Questions 1. Define biological control. What are 4 kinds of organisms used in  biological control? What is classical biological control?  Biological Control is the use of living organisms, or their products, to  control pests. Predators, Parasitoids, Parasites, Pathogenic fungi.  2. What is a predator? List four orders of insects that are predators. 
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Coleoptera: beetles Diptera: flies
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2009 for the course ENT 2004 taught by Professor Jrvoshell during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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