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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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Title ISSN
Zashchita i Karantin Rastenii 1026-8634
Zastita Bilja 0372-7866
Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. Section C, Biosciences 0939-5075
Zemdirbyste (Agriculture) 1392-3196
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Przyrodniczego we Wroclawiu - Rolnictwo 1897-208X
Zhongguo Bingyuan Shengwuxue Zazhi / Journal of Pathogen Biology 1673-5234
Zhongguo Meijie Shengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control 1003-8280
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture 1671-3990
Zhongguo Weishengtaxixue Zazhi / Chinese Journal of Microecology 1005-376X
Zhongguo Yufang Shouyi Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine 1008-0589
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi - Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi 1304-9984
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, Atatürk Üniversitesi 1300-9036
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi 1300-9362
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, Uludag Üniversitesi 1301-3165
Zlatorgov Zbornik 2232-6499
Zoo Biology 0733-3188
ZooKeys 1313-2989
Zoologia 1984-4670
Zoologica Scripta 0300-3256
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 0024-4082
Zoological Research 0254-5853
Zoological Science 0289-0003
Zoological Studies 1810-522X
Zoological Systematics 2095-6827
Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 0044-5134
Zoologischer Anzeiger 0044-5231
Zoology 0944-2006
Zoology and Ecology 2165-8005
Zoology in the Middle East 0939-7140
Zoomorphology 0720-213X
Zoonoses and Public Health 1863-1959
Zoos Print 0971-6378
Zoosystema 1280-9551
Zootaxa 1175-5326
Zootecnia Tropical 0798-7269
Zprávy Lesnického Výzkumu 0322-9688
Züchtungskunde 0044-5401
Zycie Weterynaryjne 0137-6810