Location: Invasive Plant Research Laboratory
Project Number: 6032-22000-011-61-R
Project Type: Reimbursable
Start Date: Oct 22, 2013
End Date: May 6, 2014
1. Conduct host specificity tests of Lilioceris egena. 2. Assess Lilioceris cheni impacts.
Use standard methods to complete L. egena host-specificity testing. Conduct replicated releases of different numbers of L. cheni on the east and west coasts of Florida. Within these sites, track establishment success, impact on air potato, and dispersal from the point of release.