Biological Control

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Information about pest biological control management programs to protect United States agricultural and environmental resources.

EPA. Office of Pesticide Programs.

Evaluates the proposed biopesticide to assure that its use will not pose unreasonable risks of harm to human health and the environment." Provides information on the regulation and registration of biopesticides. Both registration applicants and the public may find information about the regulatory process and active ingredients of biopesticides.

Cornell University.

Provides photographs and descriptions of biological control parasitoids, predators, pathogens and weed feeders for insect, disease and weed pests in North America. A tutorial on the concepts and practices of biological control, a glossary and index of organisms and habitat/crops terms are also included.

North Carolina State University. Department of Entomology.

Provides an introduction to biological control concepts, purchasing and application of natural enemies, compatibility of biocontrol insects with pesticides, and pest look-a-likes.