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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: CHEMICAL ATTRACTANTS FOR TRAPPING AND BAITING POLISTES PAPER WASPS

Location: Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research

Project Number: 5352-22430-001-19
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2009
End Date: Jul 30, 2013

Objective:
Develop management tools and strategies for wasp swarms at air traffic control towers.

Approach:
Optimize chemical attractants, identify pheromones, and determine type, density, and location of traps to remove wasps. Documents Reimbursable agreement with Dept of Air Force, DOD.

Last Modified: 7/28/2014
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