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By J. Eilenberg, Heikki M. T. Hokkanen

Biological regulate is one of the such a lot promising equipment for regulate of pests, ailments and weeds, and this booklet treats ecological and societal elements jointly for the 1st time. the purpose is to judge the importance of yes organic homes like biodiversity and traditional habitats. In a societal method phrases like ‘consumer’s attitude’, ‘risk perception’, ‘learning and schooling’ and ‘value triangle’ are well-known as major for organic construction and human welfare.

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In conclusion, the use of predators and parasites is not only allowed, but even recommended by all these standards. In the context of animal husbandry, the use of biocontrol agents is not specifically mentioned in any of the standards, but the general principles concerning animal management and health does make it clear that their use is also desirable in this context. 1 the IBS emphasize the use of various indirect control methods to ‘prevent disease and parasitism, and avoid the use of chemical allopathic veterinary drugs’.

A biological control agent) can be used in organic agriculture involves weighing its advantages against its disadvantages (for an overview of the procedures involved, see Speiser & Schmid (2004)). Because these aspects may have different priorities for different stakeholders, input evaluation sometimes provoques long-standing discussions and controversies. The evaluation procedure is as such for different types of pest and diesease control products. However the outcome of the assessments can be quite different.

Classical BC Introduction of an exotic BC agent for permanent establishment. Inoculation BC Release of a BC agent for extended, but not permenent control. Inundation BC Use of a BC agent, where only the released organism provides pest control. g. a biological control agent) can be used in organic agriculture involves weighing its advantages against its disadvantages (for an overview of the procedures involved, see Speiser & Schmid (2004)). Because these aspects may have different priorities for different stakeholders, input evaluation sometimes provoques long-standing discussions and controversies.

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