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- Leah M. Sharpe
- Biological invasions 2014 v.16 no.6 pp. 1241-1256
- attitudes and opinions; biological control; cost benefit analysis; environmental impact; focus groups; invasive species; lakes; researchers; risk assessment; stakeholders; Great Lakes; United States
- ... Understanding people’s knowledge, attitudes, and concerns about genetic biocontrol can help researchers understand the challenges and opportunities that may be encountered during development of these technologies. This study conducted eight focus groups in the United States Great Lakes and Lake Champlain region to assess different stakeholders’ views about genetic biocontrol technology, factors af ...
- L.A. Mwamburi; M.D. Laing; R.M. Miller
- Biocontrol science and technology 2014 v.24 no.3 pp. 336-350
- Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis; Musca domestica; adults; biological control; cost benefit analysis; insect larvae; mortality; poultry housing; sublethal effects
- ... A field study was carried out for 6 wks to assess, from both an efficiency and economic perspective, the effect of individual and integrated success of feeding and topical applications of two formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) in controlling house fly (Musca domestica L.) larvae and adults in poultry houses. There was no significant difference between the 1 g and 2 g L ⁻ ...