Upcoming Events

Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch Meeting

March 8-11, 1998
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Presented papers and posters on regional research in many areas of entomology. For more information contact Local Arrangements Chair, Mike Ellsbury at

phone (605) 693-5212
fax (605) 693-5240.

International Symposium: The Future of Fungi in the Control of Pests, Weeds & Diseases

April 5-9, 1998
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

Aim: identify problems and opportunities affecting research on fungal biocontrol agents, and outline strategies for the successful development of these organisms as sustainable, environmentally benign agents for crop protection. Invited presentations and offered papers in six subject areas.


C.W. Jackson
School of Biological Sciences
Univ. of Southampton
Basset Crescent East
Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
phone 44-1703-59-3205.

Alternative Paradigms for Commercializing Biological Control Workshop

May 31 - June 2, 1998
New Brunswick, New Jersey

The workshop will focus attention on creating a new mindset for developing and using biological control, and fostering closer cooperation among industry, researchers, and extension personnel interested in biocontrol. Two sessions analyze current and alternative paradigms and a third session will focus on solutions and implementation. Attendees are encouraged to present posters about their activities with biocontrol. Conference fee of $165 before May 1, 1998 ($205 after May 1).

For further information contact:

Department of Entomology
JB Smith Hall
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
phone: (732) 932-9459; fax: (732) 932-7229

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