Commercially Available* Biological Control Agents for Common Greenhouse Insect Pests (E3299)


November 24, 2015 - Author: Heidi Wollaeger

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This free downloadable PDF is a 6-page factsheet that provides information about the commercially-available biological control agents in the United States for the most common greenhouse insect pests. This bulletin presents key facts, photos, and descriptions of the 29 beneficial insects used in greenhouse insect biological control programs for western flower thrips, whitefly, aphids, two spotted spider mites, mealybugs, and fungus gnats. Greenhouse growers new to biological control or those that are training employees will find these factsheets useful. 


Tags: floriculture, pest management, vegetables

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Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production, Integrated Pest Management, Vegetables


Heidi Lindberg

Heidi Lindberg

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