Location: Beneficial Insects Introduction Research
Project Number: 8010-22000-024-12-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Mar 1, 2012
End Date: Oct 15, 2012
Rear and release parasitoid species approved for introduction against soybean aphid. Evaluate impact on soybean aphid and non-target aphid species.
Rear imported parasitoid species approved for introduction in plant growth chambers in sufficient numbers for field release. Release parasitoids in soybean fields and evaluate their establishment and impact on soybean aphid and non-target aphids using field surveys and exclosure experiments.