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2020, 12(4): 25-36 Back to browse issues page
Selection and Release of Natural Enemies of Pests in Forests; Risks and Successful Control
Samira Farahani *, Alireza Rajabi Mazhar
Assistant professor, Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Tehran, I.R.Iran.
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Forests are one of the national assets of every country and any human intervention will cause pest outbreaks. Forest pest management is different from other ecosystems because it is difficult to understand the relationship between complexity and forest ecosystem sustainability. Natural enemies that are more specific in their choice of host may be suitable for release in biocontrol programms because they feed on a limited range of hosts and so could not have destructive effects on non-target organisms. So, the suitable selection is necessary to decrease the risk of effects on non-target populations. Also, due to the fragility of forest ecosystems, it is necessary to identify, evaluate and protect native natural enemies.
Keywords: Natural Enemy, Pests, Release, Forest Ecosystem, Biocontrol.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/01/16 | Accepted: 2021/02/7 | Published: 2021/02/18
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Farahani S, Rajabi Mazhar A. Selection and Release of Natural Enemies of Pests in Forests; Risks and Successful Control. Journal of Biosafety. 2020; 12 (4) :25-36
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