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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

Location: Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research

Project Number: 5352-22430-001-32
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Aug 01, 2012
End Date: Sep 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.

Last Modified: 8/29/2014
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