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Mission

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.
The Biological Control of Pests Research is located in Stoneville, MS and is part of the Southeast Area.
The Acting Research Leader is Jian Chen.
Email: jian.chen@usda.gov
Phone: 662-686-5487
Fax: 662-686-5281
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PESTS RESEARCH UNIT
59 LEE ROAD
Stoneville, MS 38776