Laboratory host range testing of Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - a potential biological control agent of the invasive weed, Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum (Lygodiaceae).
What does BCA stand for?
BCA stands for Biological Control Agent (plants)
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We have 429 other meanings of BCA in our Acronym Attic
- Berkeley Citizens Action
- Berkshire College of Agriculture (UK)
- Bethel Christian Academy (various locations)
- Bibliothèque des Côtes d'Armor (French: Library of Cotes d'Armor)
- Bicinchoninic Acid Assay
- Bilan de Compétences Approfondi (French: Thorough Review of Skills; employment assessment)
- Bilateral Compliance Agreement
- Billiard Congress of America
- Biodiversity Conservation Alliance
- Biological Control Act of 1986 (Australia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The presence of this biological control agent may limit the need for insecticide applications.
The fungal biological control agent (BCA), called Metarhizium anisopliae, has shown highly successful results in horticultural tests.
The Harbour Authority treats Cardiff Bay's bed with a biological control agent but is limited to doing so only three times a year by a permit from the Health and Safety Executive.
Although considered a pest by rice farmers, it is considered as a possible human ally against West Nile virus and a biological control agent for certain weeds (Fry et al.
The future of biological control agents is introduced, and it is bizarre.
A potential new biological control agent could help eradicate one of Australia's most invasive aquatic pests--carp.