April 25, 2016
Plant Growth Regulator Use Can Affect Biological Pest Control
The use of plant growth regulators may negatively influence the outcome of biological control programs, according to researchers at North Carolina State University.
April 8, 2017
OHP Enters Biocontrols Market With New Product Line
The OHP Biosolutions program will feature insecticides, fungicides, and other products designed to address the expanding segment of growers who use biological products.
September 19, 2016
Learn About Biological Controls In The Greenhouse In A New Online Course
Michigan State University Extension (MSU) and Kansas State University Research and Extension are collaborating on a pre-recorded online course on “Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers.”
July 2, 2016
Beneficial Predators Can Help Control Whiteflies On Poinsettia
Whitefly infestations are a recurring problem that often plagues poinsettia growers. Successfully keep them in check by letting beneficial predators take the work out of pest control.
March 8, 2016
France-Based InVivo Acquiring Bioline, Syngenta’s Biocontrols Subsidiary
Bioline, a subsidiary of Syngenta, specializes in the production and marketing of biological control agents, and in particular macroorganisms active against insect pests in fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
March 1, 2016
Bayer Opens New Greenhouse Research Facility In West Sacramento
The $12 million facility will feature two new high-tech greenhouses that will be used in the development of new solutions in vegetable seeds and biologicals.
February 12, 2016
Biological Pest Control Starts With Accounting For Pesticide Compatibility
When pest pressure is high, biological controls alone may not be enough to take care of the problem. Make sure that any pesticides you use won’t harm the beneficials hard at work in your greenhouse.
November 21, 2014
Ramped-Up Predatory Mite Production To Benefit Growers
Biological pest control company Beneficial Insectary is now producing both Amblyseius (=Neoseiulus) cucumeris and Stratiolaelaps scimitus (formerly Hypoaspis miles) at its facility in California. Domestic production in the U.S. is now benefiting growers in North America by reducing the transit time of perishable predatory mites between producer and grower.