"The Best-Ever Practical Guide to Biological Control. This book will help you find, identify, and use natural enemies to control pests in almost any agricultural crop, garden, or landscape. First use the handy Quick Guide feature to locate natural enemies. Then go to the main text for clear, detailed information. 180 high-quality color photographs and 140 expertly rendered drawings show hundreds of predators, parasites, and pathogens that attack pest insects, mites, nematodes, plant pathogens, and weeds." "References, suppliers, and a comprehensive index make this an indispensable sourcebook for growers, pest control advisers, landscape professionals, home gardeners, and pest management teachers and students."--Jacket
"University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-140) and index
Natural enemies are your allies -- Biological pest control quick guide -- Natural enemies of plant pathogens -- Natural enemies of nematodes -- Natural enemies of weeds -- Natural enemies of arthropods -- Parasites of arthropods -- Predators of arthropods -- Pathogens of arthropods
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Dreistadt, Steve H; Clark, Jack Kelly; University of California Integrated Pest Management Program