Upcoming Events

August 29-30
National Workshop on Optimal use of Insecticidal Nematodes in Pest Management
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

This two day workshop is designed to provide comprehensive information on insecticidal nematodes for Extension agents, golf course superintendents, ag chemical suppliers, consultants and growers. The workshop will include a classroom session, hands-on laboratory session, and a field demonstration focusing on nematode use in turf and ornamental, cranberry, strawberry, and citrus cropping systems. Registration is limited to 75 participants. The $150 fee covers lunch, dinner, and workshop materials. For more information contact Dr. Sridhar Polavarapu at (609) 726-1590 ext. 12

September 26-30
XII International Entomophagous Insects Workshop
Asilomar, CA

The emphasis of this highly specialized workshop will be to foster discussion on key research areas and potential directions for future study, based on oral and poster presentations. Pre-registration deadline has already passed. For more information, contact Jay Rosenheim (530-752-4395) or Nicholas Mills, or visit the symposium website.

October 17-20
Evaluating Indirect Ecological Effects of Biological Control
Montpellier, France

Sponsored by IOBC, the goals of the symposium/workshop are to assess the current worldwide status of evaluations of indirect effects of biocontrol programs and to apply current research in ecology and evolutionary biology to the development of science-based methods for evaluation of these programs. For more information contact Mireille Montes de Oca or visit the symposium website.

December 12-16
Entomological Society of America National Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia

Look back at seminal issues that have shaped the entomological sciences over the past 100 years and examine projections for the future as we move into the next millennium. Presented papers and posters on research in biological control and many other areas of entomology. For more information contact ESA at (301) 731-4535; fax 731-4538; by email or visit the ESA website.

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