Kondo, T., Manzano, M.R., & Cotes, A.M. 2020 Biological Control in Colombia. Biological Control in Latin America and the Caribbean: Its Rich History and Bright Future CABI Boston, MA 02111 161


  • biological control
  • Notes: The need to protect four national production systems of great economic importance (oil palm, sugarcane, coffee and greenhouse flowers and vegetables crops) from arthropod pests by reducing insecticide use has stimulated the development of research centres that support, together with local universities, the research and implementation of augmentative biocontrol programmes. Conservation biocontrol is a recent activity in Colombia.