Biological Control Agents


Organism Pest Controlled
Beauveria bassiana thrips, aphids and beetles
Metarhizium anisopliae Malayan rice blackbug, diamond back moth, cabbage worm, mango leafhoppers, Asiatic corn borer, cotton stainer, Oriental migratory locust
Nuclear polyhedrosis virus tomato fruit worm, common cutworm


I. Pest Clinic & Diagnostic Services

  • Plant pest diagnosis and recommendations
  • Pest and natural enemy identification
  • Pest management recommendations

II. Household Pest Control Services

  • IWEP UPLB Termite Program

III. Training in Crop Protection and Pest Management

  • Integrated pest management
  • Mass production of biological control agents
  • Weed management
  • Pesticide residue analysis
  • Pest simulation and modelling
  • General plant quarantine training course
  • Specialized courses in plant quarantine
  • Refresher course for plant disease diagnostics and management in rice, corn, vegetables, and mango
  • Mushroom Cultivation