Aphid Biocontrol with Fava Bean/Pea Aphid Banker Plants

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2020: $26,229.00
Projected End Date: 07/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Cornell University
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Dr. John Sanderson
Cornell University
This fact sheet outlines the procedures to create a banker plant system that will produce Aphidius ervi wasps for biocontrol of larger aphid species on greenhouse crops, and is compatible with the common banker plants system that produces Aphidius colemani for smaller aphid species.
Fact Sheet
John Sanderson, Cornell University Entomology
Priscilla Thompson, Cornell University Entomology
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