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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

biolog′ical control′(n.)

  1. the control of pests by interference with their ecological status, as by introducing a natural enemy or a pathogen into the environment.

    Category: Biology, Physiology

    Ref: Also called biocontrol.

Origin of biological control:

1920–25

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  1. biological control(Noun)

    control of pests using natural predators, parasites, pathogens, or other organism(s) that harm the pest species

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