Classroom Training: Course 3

Application of beneficial biocontrol agents:
predators, parasitoids and mites

Mass rearing of predators and parasitoids

Mass rearing of predators and parasitoids

This practical demonstration, laboratory and the field-based course will provide you with an understanding of:

  • The basics of predators, parasitoids and mites as biocontrol agents
  • Mass rearing of predators and parasitoids
  • Product quality assessment  (batch variation)
  • Major crop pests and their natural enemies
  • Fecundity and survivability in natural conditions
  • Product label and interpretation including handling, storage and transportation.
  • Application of beneficial biocontrol agents against major crop pests in agriculture and horticulture
  • Integration of beneficial biocontrol agents with other crop protection techniques

Cost per delegate: £495. 

Call +44 (0)1792 606916 or email: for more information.

For – professional growers

Develop – a complete understanding of beneficial insects as a biocontrol agents

Apply – predators, parasitoids and mites through a practical integrated pest management system within your own environment.


To be confirmed.

Tel. + 44 (0) 1792 606916 

BASIS points: 12 

NRoSO points: 4