Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean : Its rich history and bright future

Lenteren, J.C. van; Bueno, V.H.P.; Luna, M.G.; Colmenarez, Y.C.


This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for the future success of the biological control of invasive species in the region are pointed out.