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Research Project: Chemical Attractants for Trapping and Baiting Paper Wasps

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 2092-22430-002-28-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2017
End Date: Sep 30, 2018

Objective:
Develop management tools and strategies for wasp swarms at air traffic control towers.

Approach:
Optimize chemical attractants, identify pheromones, and determine type, density, and location of traps to remove wasps.