Quarantine environmental chambers for insect research. Quarantine is a Biolevel 2+ containment for exotic pests and beneficial insects. FY13 quarantine activity • 30 permits; 30,000 insects in 100 shipments.
Emerald ash borer, threatens to kill millions of ash unless controlled. One of the exotic natural enemy candidates is Tetrastichus planipennisi above along with native parasitoid Atanycolus species have potential in use in biological control of EAB.
Luster, Douglas G
USDA, ARS, NEA, BENEFICIAL INS
501 SOUTH CHAPEL STREET
Fort detrick DE 19711