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Author Julien, M. H.

Title Biological control of weeds : theory and practical application / Mic Julien and Graham White
Published Canberra : Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1997


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  632.5 Jul/Bco  AVAILABLE
Description iv, 190 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Series ACIAR monograph series ; no. 49
ACIAR monograph series ; no. 49
Contents Biological control of weeds: an illustrated seminar / Mic Julien -- Success, and failure, in biological control of weeds / Mic Julien -- A history of biological control of weeds / Rachel McFadyen and Brian Wilson -- Introduction to weed science / Steve Adkins -- Population ecology and biological control of weeds / Graham White -- Procedures in biological control of weeds / Wendy Forno -- Exploration of agents / Wendy Forno and Matthew Purcell -- Prioritising weed biological control agents -- Jennifer Marohasy -- Protocols and quarantine procedures for importation and release of biological control agents / Rachel McFadyen -- Compiling a plant list for testing the host range of agents / Wendy Forno and Tim Heard -- Host range testing of insects / Tim Heard -- Decision making based on host range tests / Rachel McFadyen and Tim Heard -- Mass rearing of insects for biological control of weeds / Graham Donnelly -- Distribution of agents / Tony Wright -- Establishment of agents / Tony Wright -- Measuring the impact of biological control agents on weeds / Grant Farrel and Mark Lonsdale -- Plant pathogens as classical control agents / Allan Tomley -- Bioherbicides / Bruce A. Auld -- Mass production of fungi for biopesticides / Bruce A. Auld -- Plant propagation and culture / Gio W. Fichera -- Aquatic plant cultivation / Shaun Winterton -- The importance of taxonomy in biological control studies / Don Sands -- Climate matching using the CLIMEX Program / Gunter Maywald and Robert Sutherst -- A participatory approach to biological control of weeds / Larissa Bilston and Geoff Norton -- Benefit cost analysis for biological control projects / David Adamson
Notes This book was produced from lecture notes provided to participants of the training courses on biological control of weeds, organised by the Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Pest Management, and funded by ACIAR. The training courses have separate volumes of proceedings: Biocontrol of tropical weeds (1993) and Biological control of tropical weeds (1995)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available via the World Wide Web
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Subject Weeds -- Biological control -- Australia.
Weeds -- Biological control.
Author White, G. G. (Graham George), 1951-
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
ISBN 1863202161
Other Titles Biocontrol of tropical weeds
Biological control of tropical weeds