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- Anamika Sharma; Stefan Jaronski; Gadi V. P. Reddy
- Journal of pest science 2020 v.93 no.1 pp. 275-290
- Beauveria bassiana; Elateridae; Metarhizium brunneum; Metarhizium robertsii; biological control; cost benefit analysis; cost effectiveness; crops; entomopathogenic fungi; furrows; granules; growers; imidacloprid; insect control; irrigation; millets; planting; risk; seed treatment; spring wheat; United States
- ... Wireworms are a major concern for wheat growers and several other crops around the globe. Environmentally friendly management strategies are needed because the present conventional chemical seed treatments can be ineffective and pose environmental risks. While biological control of wireworms in a general sense has not been practical, use of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) is one environmentally frien ...
- 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 ...