Dedication. List of contributors. Preface. Section I: Introduction. I-1. Introduction to Microbial Control; H.K. Kaya, L.A. Lacey. I-2. Theory and Practice of Microbial Insecticide Application; A.C. Chapple, et al. Section II: Statistical Considerations. Experimental Design: Statistical Considerations and Analysis; J.F. Campbell. Section III: Application Equipment. III-1. Ground based Application Equipment; R.P. Bateman, et al. III-2. Conventional Application Equipment: Aerial Application; K. Mierzejewski, et al. III-3. Dissemination of Beneficial Microbial Agents by Insects; F.E. Vega, et al. Section IV: Overview of Pathogen Groups. IV-1. Viruses; H.F. Evans. IV-2. Bacteria; J.P. Siegel. IV-3. Entomopathogenic Microsporidia; L.F. Solter, J.J. Becnel. IV-4. Fungi; M. Goettel, et al. IV-5. Nematodes; A.M. Koppenhofer. Section V: Naturally-Occurring Pathogens. V-1. Documentation of Naturally Occurring Pathogens and Their Impact in Agroecosystems; D.C. Steinkraus. V-2. Assesing Impact of Naturally-Occurring Pathogens of Forest Insects; J.S. Elkinton. Section VI: Exotic Pathogens. Introduction of Exotic Pathogens and Documentation of Their Establishment and Impact; A.E. Hajek, et al. Section VII: Evaluation of Entomopathogens in Specific Systems. VII. Vegetable row crops. VII-1. Potato; T. Poprawski, S. Wraight. VII-2. Crucifers, cucurbits; J.D. VandenBerg, et al. VII. Grain. VII-3. Microbial Control of Insect Pests of Corn; L.C. Lewis, et al. VII-4. Rice Pests; W.C. Rice, H.Y. Choo. VII-5. Microbial Control of Insect Pests of Soybeans; F. Moscardi, D.R. Sosa-Gomez. VII-6. Microbial Insecticide Application: Cotton; S.Y. Young, et al. VII-7. Mushroom Pests; P.S. Grewal. VII-8. Techniques for Testing Microbials of Arthropod Pests in Greenhouses; H.D. Burges. VII-9. Forest Defoliators; K. van Frankenhuyzen, et al. VII. Fruit. VII-10. Microbial Control of Lepidopteran Pests of Apple Orchards; L.A. Lacey, et al. VII-11. Citrus; C. McCoy, et al. VII-12. Small Fruits; S.R. Booth, et al. VII-13. Application and Evaluation of Entomopathogens for Control of Pest Insects in Mint; R.E. Berry. VII-14. Insect Control on Nursery and Landscape Plants with Entomopathogens; R.E. Berry, J.D. DeAngelis. VII-15. Grasshoppers and Locusts; G.D. Inglis, et al. VII-16. Lawn Turf and Grass land Pests; M.G. Klein, et al. VII-17. Stored Products; Sedlacek, Vail. VII-18. Microbial Control of Urban Pests -- Cockroaches, Ants and Termites; R.J. Milner, R.M. Pereira. VII-19. Application and Evaluation of Entomopathogens for Control of Livestock and Poultry Pests; D. Pinnock, B.A. Mullens. VII-20. Microbial Control of Mosquitoes and Black Flies; O. Skovmand, et al. VII-21. Mollusc Pests; M. Wilson, R. Gaugler. Section VIII: Transgenic Plants. Evaluating Trangenic Plants for Suitability in Pest and Resistance Management Programs; M.A. Caprio, et al. Section IX: Resistance. Resistance to Inset Pathogens and Strategies to Manage Resistance; A.M. Shelton, R.T. Roush. Section X: Non-target Organisms. Guidelines for Evaluating Effects of Entomopathogens on Non-target Organisms; A.E. Hajek, M.S. Goettel. Subject Index.