Biological Control of Plant Diseases

Biological Control of Plant Diseases

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The papers contained in this book were presented at a NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) held at Cape Sounion, Athens, Greece, 19-24 May, 1991. The twenty-eight more comprehensive papers represent the key subjects of the ARW covered by invited speakers. The thirty-four short papers pre sented in a research format are contributions of those invited to participate in the ARW. There was a total of 70 participants from 21 countries. The objectives of the ARW were as follows: to review current knowledge of biological control of plant diseases and plant parasitic nematodes, with emphasis on mechanisms at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecosystem level; to examine and expand on current concepts and synthesize new concepts; to identify and prioritize limitations in the use of biological control for plant diseases and nematodes and the scientific research needed to overcome these limitations; and to develop strategies for biological control through management of resident agents or introduction of natural or modified agents.ACRE is charged with providing advice to the HSC and Secretaries of State, Ministers and other bodies on all aspects of safety in ... the view that a GMO as a pest control agent should be approved under existing procedures for chemical pesticides (MacKenzie, 1991). ... and the product aquot;Conqueraquot; was launched in that year as a joint promotion of mauri and the Department of Agriculture (Turnbull, 1991).

Title:Biological Control of Plant Diseases
Author:E.C. Tjamos, G.C. Papavizas, R.J. Cook
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-29


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