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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Management of insect pests of potato and tree fruits

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 5352-22000-020-01-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 9, 2008
End Date: Apr 30, 2013

Objective:
To develop and formulate effective management strategies to reduce damages caused by insect pests to the tree fruit and vegetable crops.

Approach:
Conduct laboratory and field experiments to gain understanding of behavior, ecology, physiology, genetics, and diseases of potato and tree fruit insect pests. Monitor and manage pest populations in crops.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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