The same as biological control. A few people object to the expression biocontrol (noun) as being jargon.
the use of natural enemies to reduce the damage caused by a pest population.
Using biological means (such as parasites, viruses or predators) to control a pest.
To exercise a restraint over the development of new biological advances, in order to prevent unintended mutations in the natural scheme of organic life.
biological control; the control of pests using mainly arthropods and pathogens rather than chemicals
the use of beneficial insects (either predatory or parasitic) to control pests. It is an environmentally responsible method of controlling pests. We supply several biocontrol agents to meet your pest control needs.
management using biological organisms, such as fish, insects or micro-organisms like fungus.
The use of a living organism, or the product of a living organism to control the population size of another organism, usually a pest, is called biocontrol.
The control of living organisms (especially pests) by biological means. Any process using deliberately introduced living organisms to restrain the growth and development of other, very often pathogenic, organisms, such as the use of spider mites to control cassava mealy bug, or the introduction of myxomatosis into Australia to control rabbits. The term also applies to use of disease-resistant crop cultivars. Biotechnology approaches biocontrol in various ways, such as using fungi, viruses or bacteria which are known to attack an insect or weed pest.
bii-oh-KOhN-troll) Using one type of living organism to affect a change in the population density of another organism. In its usage here, it specifically refers to using insects, mites, or nematodes to control common plant pests.
See biological control.
The term 'Biocontrol', as relates to crop protection, encompasses control of pests, plant pathogens or weeds by biological means.