Definition of Biocontrol

1. Noun. (biology) The biological control of pests by the use of organisms that are natural predators, parasites, or pathogens ¹



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Definition of Biocontrol

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biocontrol

biocomputational
biocomputer
biocomputers
biocomputing
bioconcentrate
bioconcentrating
bioconcentration
bioconcentration factor
bioconcentrations
bioconformatics
bioconjugate
bioconjugates
bioconjugation
bioconjugations
biocontainment
biocontrol (current term)
biocontrols
bioconvection
bioconvective
bioconversion
bioconversions
biocosmetics
biocuration
biocybernetic
biocybernetics
biocycles
biocytin
biocytinase
biocytins

Literary usage of Biocontrol

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1. Alternative Coca Reduction Strategies in the Andean Region (1994)
"DEVELOPMENT NEEDS FOR biocontrol OF COCA A biocontrol program will face many ... The bulk of experience with biocontrol efforts has been in the realm of ..."

2. Alternative Coca Reduction Strategies in the Andean Region by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1993)
"DEVELOPMENT NEEDS FOR biocontrol OF COCA A biocontrol program will face many ... The bulk of experience with biocontrol efforts has been in the realm of ..."

3. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"Microbial biocontrol agents Usually 90-95% Can be slow Generally narrow Only few known cases Generally only curative Low operator risk Few examples with use ..."

4. Sustainable Agriculture Directory of Expertiseby Cynthia Arnold, Betty Blomberg, Ellen Clough, Jim Lukens by Cynthia Arnold, Betty Blomberg, Ellen Clough, Jim Lukens (1997)
"Ref#:284 Organization Deborah Fravel USDA-ARS biocontrol of Plant Diseases Laboratory Room 275, Building 011A BARC-West Beltsville, MD 20705 Telephone(W): ..."

5. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Specific areas of research include: biocontrol of insect pests of alfalfa; biocontrol of insects attacking forests and shade trees, including gypsy moths; ..."

6. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"The formation of survival propagules and dispersal of fungi mycelium of engineered biocontrol antagonists as well as target hosts will be assessed in soil ..."

7. Amazonia by Nigel J. H. Smith (1995)
"Laissez-faire biocontrol Few farmers routinely use pesticides on their ... Also, patches of forest and old second growth may allow biocontrol agents to ..."

8. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and by Mary Choate (2007)
"... ent/biocontrol/predators/orius.html • Integrated Pest Management Control Tactics. MP Hoffmann and AC Frodsham. Cornell University's "Biological Control: ..."

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