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Agricultural Division

Biological Control

pierce disease in wine grapes

The Agricultural Commissioner’s Office works with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to develop the use of effective biological controls for use on troublesome pests of agriculture. Biological control organisms have been placed throughout the County to help in the control of: Puncture Vine, Yellow Starthistle, Gorse, Ash Whitefly and Scotch Broom.


Examples of Bio-Control In Sonoma County

Bio-Control In Sonoma County (Poster in PDF Format: 235 kB)