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Biocontrol News and Information

Biocontrol News and Information

"This fully searchable abstract database provides the latest information on important developments in all aspects of the use of living organisms to control pest animals, weeds and plant diseases."

This fully searchable abstract database provides the latest information on important developments in all aspects of the use of living organisms to control pest animals, weeds and plant diseases.

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This fully searchable abstract database provides the latest information on important developments in all aspects of the use of living organisms to control pest animals, weeds and plant diseases.

Derived from CAB Abstracts, coverage includes classical biological control, augmentative biological control and conservation biological control either as a stand-alone solution or as part of an integrated pest management approach.

Biocontrol News and Information is updated weekly, delivering all the new highly-targeted, searchable summaries covering key English and non-English language journal articles, reports, conferences and books about biological control.

The database includes a fully-searchable backfile to 1983. With over 120,000 research summaries and over 7,000 records added to the database each year, Biocontrol News and Information brings a wealth of current and seminal research in biocontrol to your fingertips!

Biocontrol News and Information is also available in print. Published quarterly, It features news, reviews, and commentary, plus abstracts derived from CAB Abstracts.

Reviews published in CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources that match the scope of  Biocontrol News and Information will be reprinted in the journal.

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Biocontrol in crops and stored products

Biological control of plant pests (including arthropod pests, plant-parasitic nematodes and gastropods), plant diseases and weeds in:

  • - field crops (including cereals, grain legumes, root crops, fibre crops, oil crops)
    - fodder crops & pastures
    - forest trees
  • - horticultural crops (including vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants, stimulant plants)
    - stored products
Biocontrol of pests of medical and veterinary importance

Biological control of arthropods of public health importance, haematophagous arthropods, arthropod vectors of human and animal diseases and arthropod intermediate hosts of vertebrate parasites.

Biology of biocontrol organisms

The biology and mode of action of biological control organisms (predatory arthropods, parasitoids, entomogenous fungi, entomopathogenic bacteria, entomophilic nematodes, insect viruses and antagonists), including:

    • - behaviour
    • - ecology (including pest and natural enemy dynamics, simulation and modelling, host interactions)
    • - genetics (including genetic improvement and manipulation of biocontrol agents)
    - life history, reproduction and development
  • - morphology and anatomy
  • - physiology and biochemistry
    • - taxonomy and evolution
  • Geographical distribution and faunas

New geographic records of biocontrol agents and potential biocontrol agents, general studies of natural enemy distribution, checklists including natural enemies in specified regions.

Integrated Pest Management

The implementation and role of biocontrol methods in integrated pest management, pesticide effects (including non-target effects of pesticides on biocontrol organisms, pesticide resistance).

Rearing, culture and other techniques

Production and utilization of biocontrol agents (mass-rearing, host-range screening, formulation, distribution, application and release methods, monitoring and evaluation).

Safety and legislation

Biocontrol policy and legislation, registration and commercial development, quality control, quarantine, safety testing, environmental impact analysis.

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Updates to the below Serials Cited list are produced monthly. Designation of Open Access publications are currently available in the downloadable version.

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Title ISSN
Walailak Journal of Science and Technology 1686-3933
Water 2073-4441
Water Research (Oxford) 0043-1354
Water Resources Research 0043-1397
Water SA 0378-4738
Water Saving Irrigation 1007-4929
Water Science and Technology 0273-1223
Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 1606-9749
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 0049-6979
Waterbirds 1524-4695
Web Ecology 2193-3081
Webbia 0083-7792
Weed Biology and Management 1444-6162
Weed Research (Oxford) 0043-1737
Weed Science 0043-1745
Weed Technology 0890-037X
West African Journal of Applied Ecology 0855-4307
Western North American Naturalist 1527-0904
Wetlands 0277-5212
Wetlands Ecology and Management 0923-4861
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift 0043-535X
Wildlife Biology 0909-6396
Wildlife Research 1035-3712
Wildlife Society Bulletin 1938-5463
Wilson Journal of Ornithology 1559-4491
Wine and Viticulture Journal 1838-6547
Wissenschaftsmagazin der Forschungsanstalt Geisenheim 1865-5920
World Aquaculture 1041-5602
World Development (Oxford) 0305-750X
World Forestry Research 1001-4241
World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 0959-3993
World Mycotoxin Journal 1875-0710
World Rabbit Science 1257-5011
World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development 1746-0573
Worlds Poultry Science Journal 0043-9339