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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: A collaborative research and extension network for sustainable organic production systems in Coastal California

Location: Pest Management and Biocontrol Research

Project Number: 5347-22620-021-09-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2011
End Date: Aug 31, 2013

Objective:
Study various aspects of arthropod predation on the key pest (Lygus) of organically managed strawberries in CA.

Approach:
We will study arthropod population dynamics and identify key predators of Lygus hesperus in organically managed strawberry fields and nearby alfalfa trap crops.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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