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Advanced Master Gardener Training in Biological Control

August 3, 1996
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

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1996 Midwest Institute in Biological Control: "Quantitative Techniques in Biological Control"

Aug. 13-16, 1996
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

The focus of the course will be on the quantitative approaches for studying and using natural enemies that include theoretical concepts, models and other analytical approaches. Participants will be shown a number of analytical tools and new filters to study natural enemies to increase their appreciation of natural enemy biology & their impact on prey/pests. Contact Dr. Bob O'Neil (317) 494-7207 or see his WWW page.

IOBC Conference on Technology Transfer in Biological Control: From Research to Practice

September 9-11, 1996
Montpellier, France

The objectives of this conference are to demonstrate the effectiveness of biological control through examples; to document the importance of biological control in developing IPM programs and sustainable land use; and to identify major problems in implementing biological control. Registration fees are 1,400 French Francs after May 1, 1996. Single day registration is available. Official language is English. Contact J. P. Aeschlimann, CSIRO Biological Control Unit, F-34982 Montpellier s.Lez Cedex, France. FAX 33 67 59 90 40.

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