Thursday, August 27, 2009

Koppert launches biological control in Ecuador

Koppert, one of the worlds largest producers of beneficial insects and mites is opening a new facility in Ecuador. It will be called Koppert Ecuador Cia. Ltda.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Diaprepes root weevil

Diaprepes root weevil have been a problem in Florida and Texas for many years. Now they have shown up in California. Luckily there are a few different treatment options available from pesticides to biological control (using beneficial nematodes). University of California has put together an excellent article with all this information. Diaprepes root weevil, a new California pest, will raise costs for pest control and trigger quarantines.