Meaning of BIOLOGICAL CONTROL in English


The use of natural enemies such as predators, parasites, and pathogenic micro-organisms or antagonists to control pest populations, diseases or weeds. This can be achieved either through conservation and stimulation of indigenous natural enemies, or by the importation and mass introduction of exotic natural enemies.

English glossary of entomology and crop protection.      Английский глоссарий энтомологии и защиты растений.