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Viruses and the Biological Control of Insect Pests
T. W. Tinsley
Vol. 27, No. 10 (Oct., 1977), pp. 659-661
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1297549
Page Count: 3
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Changes in the regime of application of chemical insecticides brought about by pollution and cost factors have given impetus to the use of apparently safe biological agents. This paper discusses the problems involved with the large-scale release of viruses into the natural environment and establishes criteria for their responsible use.
BioScience © 1977 American Institute of Biological Sciences