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Descriptor English: Biological Control Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Agentes de Control Biológico
Descriptor Portuguese: Agentes de Controle Biológico
Descriptor French: Agents de lutte biologique
Entry term(s): Agent, Biological Control
Biological Control Agent
Biological Pesticides
Biopesticide
Biopesticides
Control Agent, Biological
Control Agents, Biological
Pesticides, Biological
Tree number(s): D20.215.113
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061046
Scope note: Organisms, biological agents, or biologically-derived agents used strategically for their positive or adverse effect on the physiology and/or reproductive health of other organisms.
Annotation: Coordinate with specific organism(s)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Pest Control, Biological (1973-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54649
Unique ID: D061046
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Biological Control Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0556165
Scope note Organisms, biological agents, or biologically-derived agents used strategically for their positive or adverse effect on the physiology and/or reproductive health of other organisms.
Preferred term Biological Control Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Biological Control
Biological Control Agent
Control Agent, Biological
Control Agents, Biological
Biopesticides - Narrower
Concept UI M000601697
Scope note Biological or biologically-derived pest control agents that are based on microorganisms or natural products. They include naturally occurring and genetically-engineered substances.
Preferred term Biopesticides
Entry term(s) Biological Pesticides
Biopesticide
Pesticides, Biological



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