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Basics of biocontrol
Bioprotection is the use of natural substances to control pests, weeds, and diseases on agricultural crops. Here, you can learn about the basics of bioprotection: what it is, why you should use it, and more.
Integrated pest management
Integrated pest management (IPM) is an environmentally friendly approach to managing crops. Its main goal is to solve pest problems while limiting unwanted effects on the environment and on health.
Courses and apps
New to biocontrol? Learn all the basics with our online biological control self-study courses. Topics include Introduction to BioProtection Products, Crop Pest Management and Crop Pest Diagnosis, with more coming soon. These include essential practical advice for farmers and growers to use in day-to-day life.
Biocontrol agents are organisms or materials derived from nature used to manage pest problems. They are often classed into four main categories.
Eliminating pests is key. See our how-to guides on key agriculture pests and how to manage them effectively and safely with biocontrol.
As each crop is different, the way biocontrol is used on them needs to be unique. Learn how to care for crops and get rid of pests and diseases using biocontrol products or biopesticides.