Contents: By Damage and Image
(In progress)
Contents: Alphabetical
alder flea beetle
aphid management
apple and thorn skeletonizer
apple ermine moth
azalea bark scale
azalea lace bug Updated
bark lice New
Barypeithes root weevil
Beneficial nematodes
biocontrol of root weevils
birch aphid
black stem borer
bluegum psyllid
borers
branch and twig borer
brown marmorated stink bug

bronze birch borer
boxwood leafminer
boxwood psyllid
bulb flies New
carpet beetles New
Calligraph californica
caterpillars

Ceanothus stem gall moth
cereal leaf beetle
cherry ermine moth
chilli thrips
clay colored weevil
cottony camellia scale
cutworm Updated
craneflies
cypress tip moth

dogwood sawfly
Douglas fir sawfly
Douglas fir twig weevil
earwigs
elm leafminer
European pine shoot moth
European shot-hole borer
European wool carder bee UPDATED
emerald ash borer
Fall webworm
flatheaded cedar borer
hollyhock weevil
honeylocust plant bug
honeylocust pod gall midge UPDATED
Heliothis phloxiphaga
holly bud moth
huckleberry root aphids
ground mealybug
lacebugs
lady beetle gallery New
leaf weevil
light brown apple moth
maple tip moth
maple midge
March flies
mountain ash sawfly
spruce aphid on spruce
oak ambrosia beetle
oak slug
obscure root weevil
Pacific flatheaded borer
peach tree borer UPDATED
peach twig borer
pear psylla
pear leaf-curling midge
pine needle scale
poplar and willow borer
rose curculio weevil
rose midge
roseslug
sawflies
scale
sequoia pitch moth
speckled green fruitworm
spittlebug
tent caterpillars
thrips
viburnum leaf beetle
violet gall midge
western poplar clearwing
western spotted cucumber beetle
white pine weevil
whiteflies UPDATED
woolly ash aphid

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Entomopathogenic nematodes

Entomopathogenic or beneficial nematodes have been used quite successfully for insect management. In Pacific Northwest nursery production they are used primary for suppression of root weevil and fungus gnat larvae. There are several useful sites with information about using nematodes for insect management.

An updated resource Pacific Northwest Extension Publication, PNW 544, Using Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Crop Insect Pest Control is nice place to start learning about use of nematodes for pest control. The authors are Carol Miles, Caitlin Blethen, Randy Gaugler, David Shapiro-Ilan, Todd Murray. Revised May 2012.

The most resource-packed website concerning the use of entomopathogenic or beneficial nematodes is that of Ohio State
Ohio State's Insect Parasitic Nematode Site. Included at this site is a list of Commercial Sources of Insect Parasitic Nematodes and the very informative workshop proceedings, Optimal Use of Insecticidal Nematodes in Pest Management.

We held a very hands-on workshop in Oregon that has practical information particulary concerning application techniques
Proceedings of the Beneficial Nematode Workshop, Sept. 7, 2000. NWREC, Aurora, OR

This work concerns strawberries but can be useful understanding field applications for root weevil control. Please note the importance of debris removal
WSU Vacouver/Lynden Research Report

Just for fun, check out the following creative website about nematodes
Imaginemas

Suppliers of Biological Control Agents:

Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America

Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers

Suppliers not included on other supplier lists include:

Becker Underwood Nemadode Biopesticides

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