Assessing Probabilistic Risk Assessment Approaches for Insect Biological Control Introductions
Leyla V. Kaufman
Mark G. Wright
- Publisher: MDPI AG
(issn: 2075-4450, eissn: 2075-4450)
risk assessment | Q | natural enemies | origin | Science | non-target species | Article
The introduction of biological control agents to new environments requires host specificity tests to estimate potential non-target impacts of a prospective agent. Currently, the approach is conservative, and is based on physiological host ranges determined under captive...