Arthropod Targets Ranked Highest in Importance and Potential for
Biological Control in the Midwest

FIELD CROPS Approach*
European corn borer I,A,C
Alfalfa weevil C
FOREST
Conifer sawflies I,A,C
Forest tent caterpillar I,C
Orange-striped oakworm I,A,C
European pine shoot moth A
FRUIT
European red mite A,C
Two-spotted spider mite A,C
Tentiform leafminers C
San Jose scale I,C
GREENHOUSE
Two-spotted spider mite A,C
Sweetpotato and greenhouse whiteflies I,A
Green peach aphid I,A
Fungus gnats and shore flies A
MEDICAL/VETERINARY
House fly I,A,C
Stable fly I,A,C
STORED PRODUCTS
Indian meal moth A,C
TURF
Billbugs A,C
Sod webworms I,A,C
Japanese beetle I,A,C
European chafer I,A,C
VEGETABLE
Imported cabbageworm I,A,C
Cabbage looper I,A,C
Diamondback moth I,A,C
WOODY ORNAMENTALS
Euonymus scale I
Imported willow leaf beetle I,A
Tulip tree aphid
* I = Importation biological control, A = Augmentation, C = Conservation.


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