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Biological Pest Control Q&A for the Home Gardener
Biological control is using a living organism to control a specific pest. Biological control methods can reduce the legal, environmental and health hazards of using chemicals in the garden. This N.C. State University resource will introduce home gardeners to biological pest control and how they can use it to their advantage.

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Photo of Dr. Lina Quesada-OcampoDr. Lina Quesada-OcampoAssistant Professor, Plant Pathology (Cucurbits and Sweetpotato) (919) 513-3530 lina_quesada@ncsu.eduEntomology and Plant Pathology - NC State University
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