The Control of Insect Pests by Means of Parasites

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IN recent years agriculture in its broadest sense has received a powerful stimulus throughout the British Empire owing to the tremendous growth of the demand for vegetable and animal products of all sorts, especially in the more densely populated countries. In consequence, more and more attention has been directed to the insect and other pests of crops and domestic animals, and some recognition of the vast damage they do is becoming general. One result of this is that entomology, as an applied science, has attained a status and importance that would not have been thought possible a generation ago.

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NEAVE, S. The Control of Insect Pests by Means of Parasites. Nature 120, 267–268 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/120267a0

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