IOBC-WPRS Bulletin Vol. 161, 2022

IOBC-WPRS Bulletin Vol. 159, 2022

IOBC Internet Book of Biological Control

Editor: J.C. van Lenteren (Joop.vanLenteren@wur.nl)

Aim: to present the history, the current state of affairs and the future of biological control in order to show that this control method is sound, safe and sustainable.

Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Discovery of natural enemies and a bit of entomological history
  3. Development of idea to use natural enemies for pest control and classification of types of biological control
  4. History of biological control
  5. Current situation of biological control (including region/country revieuws)
  6. Biological control of weeds
  7. Future of biological control: to be written
  8. Evaluation and ranking of natural enemies: from art to science?
  9. Mass production, storage, shipment and release of natural enemies
  10. Benefits and costs of biologcalcontrol
  11. Commercial and non-commercial producers of natural enemies
  12. Quality control of natural enemies
  13. Artificial rearing of natural enemies and quality control
  14. Legislation and regulation of biological control agents
  15. Environmental risks of natural enemies
  16. Mistakes and misunderstandings about biological control
  17. Integrated Pest Management
  18. Biological and integrated control work better in a systems approach
  19. Books and papers on biological control and IPM
  20. Links to important websites

    Acknowledgements
    Appendix 1. An overview of national and regional biological control books
    Appendix 2: Glossary
    Appendix 3: Guidelines for the export, shipment, import and release of biological control agents 2005
    Appendix 4: EPPO standard on import and release of natural enemies
    Appendix 5: White list of natural enemies

New in version 6

  • New Chapter: Evaluation and ranking of new natural enemies

  • New Chapter: Benefits and costs of biological control

  • New Chapter: Environmental risks and risk assessment of natural enemies

  • New Chapter: Mistakes and misunderstandings about biological control

  • Appendix 2: Glossary of terms related to biological control

  • Appendix 3: Guidelines for the export, shipment, import and release of biological control agents (ISPM 3, 2005)

  • Appendix 4: EPPO standard on import and release of natural enemies

  • Appendix 5: White list of natural enemies

  • Additions to Chapter 3 and 4

  • Aditions to Appendix 1: overview of national and regional biological control book

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