Asked in Toads
Why would using the cane toad as a biological control agent might be a disaster for the wider environment?
it would be a disaster because the population of the toads would keep on growing ...
What is the definition of biological control?
"Biological control" means controlling something with a biological agent. This is usually some sort of pest organism which is controlled using another organism. In Australia, wild rabbits are a big problem. To control them there have been two "biological control" agents used, myxomatosis and calicivirus. ...
Asked in Agriculture, Gardening
What reason might a farmer have for using biological control instead of chemical pesticides?
what reason might a farmer have for using bioligical control instead of chemical pesticides ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between mechanical and biological method of controlling weeds?
Mechanical means using machinery whereas biological means using another form of life to control the weed. Biological way is Eco-friendly. Go Bio whenever possible! ...
Asked in Biology
How are the effects of using biological controls similar to the effects of using pesticides how are they diffrent?
Biological control and pesticides are the same because they both reduce the amount or number of pesticides in the outcome. However, biological control is a more natural and safer way to lower the pests around you. Using pesticides is more dangerous because you are adding an unknown factor to nature which could drastically hurt the population or species of the pest. ...
Asked in Insects
What is using predators of insects and natural diseases to get rid of harmful insects called?
That would be called biological control of insects.
Asked in Environmental Issues, Australia, Toads
Were cane toads brought into Australia to eat sugar cane?
No. Cane toads were brought into Australia to eat the cane beetles devastating the sugar cane crops in northeastern Australia. The toads were an experiment, imported into the country by the Australian Bureau of Sugar Experimental Stations to eat cane beetles, specifically, Greyback and French's Cane Beetles. These native beetles ate grass roots, bored into the roots of sugar cane crops and caused the plants to die and go brown. Using poison controls had been unsuccessful, so it was hoped cane toads would prove...
Asked in Pest Control
How is biogical control and how can you use it for pest?
That would be not using any chemicals or bug sprays. Biological pest control consists of using a natural predator to eradicate the problem pest. Like turning ladybugs loose on a bush that is infested with aphids. ...
Asked in Collective Nouns
What are example of amphibians using collective noun?
Examples of collective nouns for amphibians are: an army of frogs a colony of frogs a knot of frogs an armada of newts a knob of toads a lump of toads a nest of toads ...
Asked in Garden Insects
What is a biological control of greenhouse whiteflies?
The parasitic wasp Encarsia formosa is an effective biological control of greenhouse whiteflies [Trialeurodes vaporariorum]. But temperatures mustn't be allowed to fall below 24 degrees Centrigrade/75 degrees Fahrenheit. Otherwise, the biological control dies before the pest because the lower temperatures keep the wasp from reproducing. Answer The above answer is correct. If you are unable to hold the required temperature try using pots of Tagetes dotted around. They don't kill the whitefly but the whitefly dislike the smell and go elsewhere. ...
Can you make a sentence using the word biological?
Some people try to find their biological parents afer they are adopted.
Asked in Lungs
Do toads have lungs is it true frogs have lungs and toads dont?
toads do not have lungs,but they do breathe underwater. their skin absorbs the water which brings the oxygen into their bodies to help them breathe easily underwater. CORRECTION: Toads do in fact have lungs. Unlike many frogs, toads have dry skin but when in water they are still able to exchange gases through their skin in its moist state. Nevertheless, toads do have lungs, and draw air into their mouths and using their jaw muscles, force the air down into their lungs using...
Asked in Pest Control
How is biological control used to control pests?
Biological control consists of using predator pests to control the target species. It is becoming quite a common practice in commercial orchard and farming operations. A predator insect is introduced to the crop and it then consumes the pest that is causing grief. Mites are one in particular that are very difficult to remove with traditional pesticides but predator mites usually give great results. They can be bought at commercial farm suppliers or some of the larger garden centers. Be Happy, Barry ...
Asked in Science Experiments
What do control setup and experimental setup have in common?
Everything except what you're measuring. EXAMPLE: In a biological experiment using specially treated cells the experiment is run with the cells; this is the experiment. Then the experiment is run again with the same cells WITHOUT the special treatment; this is the control. ...
Asked in Websites
What is a website traffic analysis used for?
The main purpose of using website traffic analysis is to know how actually it works for the customers. It shows both positives and negatives of the website and thus helps in eliminating negatives and enhance the positives of the site. ...