College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley    

Center for Biological Control

Chalcid pupa

The Center for Biological Control Mission is to facilitate the implementation of biological control through research, training and outreach programs; provide or support forums for intellectual discussion; provide a structure for the development of interagency cooperation for biological control; and publicly promote the benefits of biological control and sustainable development.

Upcoming Events and Announcements 

Robert vandenbosch

Robert van den Bosch Scholarship Awardees 2009

EJ Blitzer, UC Berkeley
Becky Chaplin-Kramer, UC Berkeley
Albie Miles, UC Berkeley
Jason Mottern, UC Riverside
Genet Tulgetske, UC Riverside
Guanyang Zhang, UC Riverside
Yao Hua Law, UC Davis



Dr. Miguel Altieri offers new
sustainable agriculture book on-line

Miguel Altieri

Agroecology and the Search for a Truly Sustainable Agriculture
Miguel A. Altieri and Clara I. Nicholls

This 291 page book is available as a PDF.

 For additional new books, authored by Dr. Altieri, visit his website, Agroecology in Action.


February 8-13, 2009 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of ArthropodsMaximising success while minimising risk.  Christchurch, New Zealand.

October 7-9, 2009Annual meeting of CSREES Project W-2185, Biological Control in Pest Management Systems of Plants. South Lake Tahoe, California

May 11-13, 2010IOBC Conference. Niagara Falls, Canada


CCBC poster

The Fifth California Conference
on Biological Control (CCBC  V)
July 25-27, 2006.  Riverside, California

Visit our CCBC V Post-Conference site!