Abbas, Hamed K
Research Plant Pathologist
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PESTS RESEARCH UNIT
P.O. BOX 67
Stoneville MS 38776
The mission of the Biological Control of Pests Research Unit (BCPRU) is to conduct basic and applied research on the production and use of biological control agents of agricultural and urban pests, in partnership with industry whenever feasible. Emphasis is placed on development of in vivo and in vitro mass rearing methods and technology, including technology for harvesting, packaging, storage and distribution of quality-assured biological control agents. Specific techniques are developed for the use of biological control in the regional management of specific pests.