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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Assessment of Aquatic Weeds and Their Impacts on Mosquitoes; and Reduction of Pesticide Use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

Location: Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research

Project Number: 5325-22000-024-08
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 15, 2014
End Date: Jun 29, 2019

Objective:
To assess non-target effects of Areawide aquatic weed control operations on mosquitoes and other organisms impacted by pest control activities and to reduce pesticide use while controlling specialty crop insect pests.

Approach:
A combination of field sampling and laboratory studies will be used to measure and assess pesticide and environmental impacts on critcal target and non-target species.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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