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Current Research on Biological Control of Insects in the Midwest

At the annual meeting of the North Central Regional Committee on Arthropod Biological Control (NCR-125) in Grafton, Illinois in early October, state representatives reported on biological control activities in their states. Some of the many projects are summarized here. For further information contact the state representatives that are listed.

Illinois - Rob Weidenmann

Indiana - Bob O'Neil and Cliff Sadof

Iowa - John Obrycki and Les Lewis (USDA)

Michigan - Doug Landis

Minnesota - Dave Ragsdale and George Heimpel

Missouri - Ben Puttler

Nebraska - Bob Wright

Ohio - Dave Horn

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