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Diego M. Viteri and Angela M. Linares-Ramírez

Sarmiento, L Linares-Ramírez, AM Cabrera, I. 2019 Efficacy of biological control agents, synthetic insecticides, and their combinations to control tobacco budworm [ Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)] in pigeon pea Crop Prot. 122 175 179

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Vincent V. Michel, Nicole Debrunner, and Xavier Simonnet

virulence of C. gloeosporioides, which was tested as a potential biological control agent of H. perforatum in Canada ( Hildebrand and Jensen, 1991 ). At the beginning of the improvement of a crop, the variation in resistance level allows to rapidly find

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Jean Pierre Kapongo, P.G. Kevan, and J.H. Giliomee

a biological control agent in an environment in which it had never been tried, M. raptor must comply with rules of safety for nontarget organisms ( Goettel and Jaronski, 1997 ; Jetter, 2005 ; Sheppard et al., 2003 ; Vestergaard et al., 2003

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Laura Pickett Pottorff and Karen L. Panter

( Moore, 2007 ). To protect transplants from fungus gnat and shore fly infestations, the predatory mite Hypoaspsis miles is one of the best biological control agents on the market and is a recommended management tool for these persistent pests

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Ainhoa Martínez-Medina, Antonio Roldán, and Jose A. Pascual

One of the major limitations to the application of biological control agents (BCAs) such as Trichoderma species is the development of appropriately formulated products ( Fravel, 2005 ). Although a wide range of formulations of the biofungicide

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Joseph Thomas and Matthew Taylor

controlling several different invasive grasses in natural areas. Alternatives to chemical control for fountain grass are limited. Biological control agents for fountain grass do not exist, and the development of a biological control option is highly unlikely

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Brian K. Hogendorp and Raymond A. Cloyd

Netherlands; Heidelberg, Germany; London, UK; New York, NY Gradish, A.E. Scott-Dupree, C.D. Shipp, L. Harris, C.R. Ferguson, G. 2011 Effect of reduced risk pesticides on greenhouse vegetable arthropod biological control agents Pest Manag. Sci. 67 82 86 Imai, T

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Rong Zhang, Zhubing Yan, Yikun Wang, Xuesen Chen, Chengmiao Yin, and Zhiquan Mao

). In recent years, researchers have focused on the use of antagonistic microorganisms to prevent plant disease, and Trichoderma is considered to be among the most promising biological control agents ( Contreras-Cornejo et al., 2014 ; Harman, 2011

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Theekshana C. Jayalath, George E. Boyhan, Elizabeth L. Little, Robert I. Tate, and Suzanne O’Connell

stem rot of soybean using biological control agents Biol. Control 60 141 147 Zhao, X. Carey, E.E. 2009 Summer production of lettuce, and microclimate in high tunnel and open field plots in Kansas HortTechnology 19 113 119

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P. Lawrence Pusey, David R. Rudell, Eric A. Curry, and James P. Mattheis

al., 2006 ). As an alternative to the use of antibiotics for suppression of E. amylovora on apple and pear blossoms, researchers have evaluated other naturally occurring microbial residents on flowers as potential biological control agents for fire