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Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory

The Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory was formed in 2007 from the former Insect Biocontrol & Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratories.  Our mission is to develop new, cost-effective and sustainable strategies for controlling native insect pests and newly-introduced invasive species.

Our laboratory uses a multidisciplinary approach to develop and evaluate a wide range of methods and tools for pest control, including...

beneficials

Beneficial insects

pheromones

Insect pheromones, attractants, & repellents

Pest-killing viruses & microbes

 plantprimerpcr

Genetically engineered plants & other molecular approaches


U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

BARC-West, Bldg. 011A, Rm. 214
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350
PHONE 301-504-5689      FAX 301-504-5104


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