The control of a pest by the introduction of a natural enemy or predator.
- IPM is not a biological control program though biological control is a useful option.
- One of the major benefits of using omnivorous predators as biological control agents is the potential for predicting and promoting their efficacy.
- The strategy of fighting a pest with its natural enemy - biological control - has been around for more than 100 years.
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Syllabification: bi·o·log·i·cal con·trol
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