Upcoming Events

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

California Conference on Biological Control

June 10-11
Berkeley, California

This conference is designed for the pest management professional engaged in biological control research, education, application, and production and will address critical issues influencing the use and adoption of biological control strategies for insects, mites, nematodes, pathogens, vertebrates, and weeds. One of the conference goals is to elevate awareness of ongoing research and application of biological control and to foster interaction and the exchange of ideas within the California biological control community.

For further information contact the Center for Pest Management Research and Extension, UC Berkeley; (530) 754-7665; email cpmre@envtox.ucdavis.edu;

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