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The Entomology Team conducts the following activities:


  • Providing suitable insect pollinators in proper quantity and good health for caged plant increases in field plots and greenhouses as requested by curatorial staff.
  • Building domiciles and other equipment needed for insect pollinators. 


  • Researching alternate insect pollinators or handling techniques in cooperation with curators and other cooperators. 
  • Identifying insect pests found in stored seed or field/greenhouse and recommending treatment options.

    Quick Link to Pollinators at PI.