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biological control

noun

Definition of biological control

  1. 1 :  the reduction in numbers or elimination of pest organisms by interference with their ecology (as by the introduction of parasites or diseases)

  2. 2 :  an agent used in biological control



Examples of biological control in a sentence

  1. She practices biological control in her gardening.

  2. She uses biological controls in her garden.



1921

First Known Use of biological control

1921


Medical Dictionary

biological control

noun

Medical Definition of biological control

  1. 1:  the reduction in numbers or elimination of pest organisms by interference with their ecology (as by the introduction of parasites or diseases)

  2. 2:  an agent (such as pyrethrum) used in biological control




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