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Assessment of methodologies for overwintering potential of non-native arthropods - CB02009

Description
This purpose of the project was to ensure that decisions on granting of licences for the release of non-native species are underpinned by up-to-date scientific knowledge. The project aimed
- to develop and validate a protocol for the laboratory assessment of the likelihood of overwintering survival of non-native insect predatory and parasitoid species and non-native mite predatory species in Great Britain
- to carry out field studies with chosen non-native test species to assess overwintering survival in order to obtain further information on their biology, and to validate the laboratory protocol
- to publish the protocol for use by applicants for the preparation for applications for licences to release non-native species under section 16 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
Project Documents
• Final Report : ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES FOR OVERWINTERING POTENTIAL OF NON-NATIVE ARTHROPODS   (7772k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2001

Cost: £206,865
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Birmingham
Keywords
Agricultural Land              
Biodiversity              
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Land              
Wildlife Management              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation