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NC State Extension

Biological Control Information Center

Biological Control is the human use of beneficial organisms such as predators, parasites, or disease to regulate populations of harmful organisms such as insect pests. Explore the links on this page to find out more about biological control (biocontrol) and beneficial insects.parasitic wasp larvae on hornworm

What is Biocontrol?

Beneficial Insects

Habitat for Beneficials

Using Biocontrol