Integrating biological control into conservation practice by Van Driesche, Roy

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The choice of tools will depend on the characteristics of the ecosystem, the scale of the infestation, and the resources available (see section “Effects of treatment area”). Some of these tools may require particular types of expertise, but in general are quickly mobilized and within reach of most land stewards. Volunteers, student interns, or prison crews are often used to reduce the costs of such efforts where areas are small enough, but for larger areas professional contractors are typically hired.

2011) because ants carry bait back to the nest, killing the entire colony. This minimizes non‐target impacts. , 2011). Botanical pesticides are compounds derived from plants. A non‐selective botanical pesticide used for elimination of unwanted fish populations is rotenone. Although effective, this pesticide is highly toxic to all types of fish and many invertebrates and, because of this, in some situations (such as lakes) where recolonization of natives is not possible, susceptible non‐target species have been temporarily removed from the water sources while the invasive pest is controlled (Nico and Walsh, 2011).

Wagner, Christian O. Marks, Kevin M. Heinz, and Keith D. Warner. © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 1 Criteria for determining safety and feasibility of invasive species management. Criteria Key questions Biology and ecology of the target species • Is it driving change? • Is it highly mobile, spread by animals or humans? • Are there interactions with other species (natives and invasives)? , seed banks)? • Are generation times short? , plants that spread vegetatively as well as sexually or have animal‐dispersed seeds)?

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