Volume 14 Part 2 Article 1: Biological control of mushroom pests: An evaluation

Volume 14 Part 2 Article 1
Year 1995
Title: Biological control of mushroom pests: An evaluation
Author: P.F. White

Abstract:

Research into biological methods of mushroom pest control is evaluated and the benefits and disadvantages of such methods are outlined. A range of ‘candidate’ biological control methods or agents are examined for their relevance to mushroom pest control including predators, parasites, pathogens, pheromones, kairomones, repellents, anti-feedants and genetic control. Active research, often in collaboration with industry, is being carried out in all of these areas. A number of products are already available for use in the mushroom industry with good future prospects for others.

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