By Author Unknown, Lev R. Ginzburg

Analyses of ecological probability evaluation for biotechnology as considered predominantly by way of scientists doing learn during this zone. The emphasis is on ecological dangers linked to the discharge of genetically-engineered organisms within the setting

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In many cases, such replacement may also be predictable and should of course be taken into account in planning the project. The environmental impact associated with the biological control of a native weed is another matter. A great reduction in abundance of a native plant could have far-reaching effects in an ecosystem, including changes in structure of the associated plant community and various effects on endemic wildlife. Biological control of native weeds is a rather contentious issue at present and the reader is referred to reviews by Andres (1981), DeLoach (1981), Johnson (1985), Turner (1985), and Harris (1988) for further information.

J. (1981) in Proceedings V. ), pp. 175-199, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Melbourne. P. (1940) The Biological Campaign Against Prickly Pear, Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board, Brisbane. E. ), pp. K. E. ), University California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Publication No. 1928 (in press). W. (1982) Environ. Entomol 11, 1-4. E. (1940) Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 33, 245-253. A. (1986) Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 16, 203254. K. (1988) Proc. Haw. Entomol. Soc.

1987) Invertebrates imported against invertebrate pests and weeds in New Zealand Funasaki et al. (1988) Biological-control agents purposely introduced into Hawaii from 1890-1985 Comments Revised edition of Julien (1982) Analysis of data by the authors cialists, so the list is meant primarily for the benefit of those in other disciplines who are concerned with biology of invasions. Many of the reviews contain a wealth of detailed information on target pests, natural enemies introduced, outcomes of introductions, and reference to the original literature.

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