Rearing Technique May Bolster Biocontrol Wasp’s Commercial Prospects

Two to three millimeters long, the parasitoid wasp Habrobracon hebetor is a top candidate for use in programs to biologically control Indianmeal moths and other stored-product pests. But despite the prospects for reduced insecticide use and product losses, the approach has yet to gain traction commercially, in part because of the lack of an efficient method of stockpiling the wasp.

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Integrated Pest Management: A Toolkit for Early Care and Education

This publication is available in hard copy as well as online.  The hard copy is great with laminated posters etc.  It is also available in Spanish. It is available at http://www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org/html/pandr/trainingcurrmain.htm.

Informed Green Solutions is now developing the companion piece, Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting: A Toolkit for Early Care and Education and it will also be available in hard copy and on the web.  They are taking orders for hard copies ahead of time and the price will be significantly lower for those who reserve copies ahead of time, so if you are interested, e-mail westies@ecoisp.com.