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.
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