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Research Project: ATTRACT AND KILL TECHNOLOGY TO CONTROL CITRUS LEAFMINER IN CITRUS NURSERIES AND ORCHARDS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-22320-001-16-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Identify optimal blends and application methods for an attract-and-kill formulation to control citrus leafminer.

Approach:
Field tests using varying rates of pheromone and pesticide in slow-release formulation; effect of treatments on citrus leafminer infestation will be measured.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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