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Title Fungi as biocontrol agents : progress, problems and potential / edited by T.M. Butt, C. Jackson, N. Magan
Published Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 390 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction : Fungal Biological Control Agents : Progress, Problems and Potential / T.M. Butt, C. Jackson and N. Magan -- Commercial Use of Fungi as Plant Disease Biological Control Agents : Status and Prospects / J.M. Whipps and R.D. Lumsden -- Use of Hyphomycetous Fungi for Managing Insect Pests / G.D. Inglis, M.S. Goettel, T.M. Butt and H. Strasser -- Biology, Ecology and Pest Management Potential of Entomophthorales / J.K. Pell, J. Eilenberg, A.E. Hajek and D.C. Steinkraus -- Exploitation of the Nematophagous Fungus Verticillium chlamydosporium Goddard for the Biological Control of Root-knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) / B.R. Kerry -- Fungal Biocontrol Agents of Weeds / H.C. Evans, M.P. Greaves and A.K. Watson -- Monitoring the Fate of Biocontrol Fungi / M.J. Bidochka -- Prospects for Strain Improvement of Fungal Pathogens of Insects and Weeds / R. St Leger and S. Screen -- Physiological Approaches to Improving the Ecological Fitness of Fungal Biocontrol Agents / N. Magan -- Production, Stabilization and Formulation of Fungal Biocontrol Agents / S.P. Wraight, M.A. Jackson and S.L. de Kock -- The Spray Application of Mycopesticide Formulations / R. Bateman and A. Chapple -- Toxic Metabolites of Fungal Biocontrol Agents / A. Vey, R. Hoagland and T.M. Butt -- Safety of Fungal Biocontrol Agents / M.S. Goettel, A.E. Hajek, J.P. Siegel and H.C. Evans -- Fungal Biological Control Agents : Appraisal and Recommendations / T.M. Butt, C. Jackson and N. Magan
Summary This book presents topics on the development, improvement and commercialization of fungi for the biological control of pests, weeds and diseases which are of economic importance. Common themes such as production, formulation and application of technologies, biosafety, risk assessment and registration requirements are all covered. The book attempts to bring together scientists, industry and government agencies involved in all aspects of fungal biological control agents for the first time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biological pest control agents.
Fungi as biological pest control agents.
Pest Control, Biological.
Form Electronic book
Author Butt, T. M. (Tariq M.)
Jackson, C. (Chris)
Magan, N. (Naresh)
LC no. 00067511
ISBN 1280908211
1845933001 (electronic bk.)
9781845933005 (electronic bk.)