Biological control of Weeds | Agristudent.com

Zygogramma bicolorata on parthenium weed

Use of living organism’s viz., insects, disease organisms, herbivorous fish, snails or even competitive plants for the control of weeds is called biological control

Biocontrol of weeds

In biological control method, it is not possible to eradicate weeds but weed population can be reduced

This method is not useful to control all types of weeds

Introduced weeds are best targets for biological control

 

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