Biological Control

Business / Agriculture / Biological Control: The practice of using beneficial natural organisms to attack and control harmful plant and animal pests and weeds is called biological control, or biocontrol. This can include introducing predators, parasites, and disease organisms, or releasing sterilized individuals. Biocontrol methods may be an alternative or complement to chemical pest control methods. Biocontrol is part of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service program to control several economically important pests of food and fiber crops: it also is researched and used by other USDA agencies that promote integrated pest management.

Other Words for Control

Control Verb Synonyms: command, dominate, direct, steer, pilot, hold sway over, rule, exercise power or authority over, govern, manage, lead, conduct, be in control (of), call the tune, guide, oversee, supervise
Control Noun Synonyms: restraint, check, curb, mastery, command, dominance, domination
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Local Control

Entertainment / Photography / Local Control: Method of controlling the final quality of a print by increasing or decreasing the exposure given to localized areas of the print by selective masking. MORE

Loss-Control Activities

Business / Finance / Loss-Control Activities: Actions that an insured person or company takes at the instigation of an insurance company in order to prevent accidents or losses. MORE

Land Use And Development Controls

Business / Agriculture / Land Use And Development Controls: Ordinances, resolutions, and controls enacted by local government under the authority of state enabling legislation to protect public health, safety, or welfare. Many controls can affect agricultural MORE

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