Determining congeneric risks of mass-release of a biological control agent into an agricultural system

Published on
January 16, 2017

ESR Update - Biological control agents are released in agricultural systems across the globe, in order to ecologically, and economically control insect pests. Recently, the importance of risk assessments of such releases has become increasingly apparent, thus sparking large areas of research into non-target host effects. However, little has been researched into congeneric non-target effects.

Author: Sophie Chattington MSc.