Biology and control of insect and related pests of horses

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EPA Region VIII , Denver [Colo.]
Horses -- Diseases, Insect pests -- Co
StatementJohn E. Lloyd, Everett W. Spackman, Rabinder Kumar
ContributionsSpackman, Everett W, Kumar, Rabinder, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region VIII, University of Wyoming
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Get this from a library. Biology and control of insect and related pests of horses. [John E Lloyd; Everett W Spackman; Rabinder Kumar; United States.

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Insect pests, along with microbial diseases and spoilage, are responsible for much storage loss that causes extensive economic losses.

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Auad ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) and Asia, where most of the major pests are native, as well as their natural enemies. Your veterinarian may also recommend feed-through fly control products.

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Some of the insect pests of horses are also pests of other livestock. Biological control for agricultural systems is not a new idea. During the last century greater than 2, non-native (exotic) control agents have been used in at least countries or islands with few documented problems to flora, fauna or environment.

Biological control of insect pests is gradually gaining momentum.Where there are horses, there are usually horse flies. There are also house flies, face flies, horn flies, stable flies, gnats, fleas, ticks, chiggers, lice, mites, and other bugs with really long names.

With basic maintenance, and the right pest control products, you can keep .Regulation of pest abundance below the level of economic injury is the target of biological control, which is usually done by study, importation, augmentation and conservation of beneficial organisms for the regulation of harmful animal's population.

Most of the agricultural pests are insects and these have natural enemies, which are also mostly insects.