Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: REARING AND HOST SPECIFICITY TESTING OF PARASITOIDS OF SOYBEAN APHID Project Number: 1926-22000-024-06
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 01, 2010
End Date: Jul 30, 2012

Objective:
Rear and test host specificity of Asian parasitoids that are candidates for biological control of the soybean aphid.

Approach:
Rear imported parasitoid species in quarantine. Expose them to a range of aphid species to determine which ones they are capable of attacking under laboratory conditions. Draw inferences about potential host range after introduction against soybean aphid.

Last Modified: 11/23/2014
Footer Content Back to Top of Page