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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines

Location: Tick and Biting Fly Research

Project Number: 3094-32000-037-51
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 15, 2014
End Date: Apr 30, 2015

Objective:
Collect stem-borers and other specialist insects from cogongrass; and collect cattle fever ticks from the Philippines. Material will be shipped to U.S. collaborators for rearing and identification.

Approach:
Conduct field work in the Philipines to collect biological control agents for cogongrass and cattle fever tick.

Last Modified: 12/18/2014
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