Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods

Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods

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This is a diverse presentation about the use of arthropod-specific pathogens for control and eradication of invasive arthropod species. Basic concepts supporting use of pathogens for microbial control are covered as well as societal and environmental concerns.The decision to re-release is generally made on the basis of need a€“ when beetle numbers seem to be on the rise. However ... been a major success in reducing extreme outbreak populations of rhinoceros beetle and resolving the critical problem of beetle damage to palms. The success of the virus ... 2005) suggesting that the virus is predominantly horizontally transmitted between the adults. The virus isanbsp;...


Title:Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods
Author:Ann Hajek, Travis Glare, Maureen O’Callaghan
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-10-21
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