The development of a certification program for the natural enemies industry is one of the principal objectives of ANBP. They are in the process of developing quality assurance guidelines for producers, distributors and applicators - including standardized sampling techniques to ensure product quality and consistency. Members of ANBP are expected to adhere to a code of ethics which encourages the highest standards of professionalism. Members are also working with government agencies to refine techniques of mass production and release of natural enemies for use in integrated pest management strategies.
Their newsletter "Biocontrol Matters" provides a forum to address issues facing the natural enemy industry and to facilitate communication among those who wish to keep informed about the industry.
Several membership categories are available. For more information contact:
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