Project Number: 2030-42000-037-08-R
Project Type: Reimbursable
Start Date: Oct 1, 2011
End Date: Jun 30, 2014
Optimize and implement non-pheromonal blends for control and monitoring of the female navel orangeworm.
Using recently PMR-discovered efficacious volatile blends, personnel from the PMR laboratory will develop, analyze, and optimize blends for use in field trials. Personnel from Paramount Farming Company (cooperator and co-investigator) will assemble, distribute to almond and pistachio orchards, monitor, collect, and analyze traps with blend formulations.