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Research Project: Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines

Location: Livestock Arthropod Pests Research

Project Number: 3094-32000-039-72-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 15, 2014
End Date: Jun 14, 2019

Collect stem-borers and other specialist insects from cogongrass; and collect cattle fever ticks from the Philippines. Material will be shipped to U.S. collaborators for rearing and identification.

Conduct field work in the Philipines to collect biological control agents for cogongrass and cattle fever tick.