Boyle, S. M., A. M. Alford, K. C. McIntyre, D. C. Weber, and T. P. Kuhar. 2022. Effect of plastic mulch colors on Anasa tristis (Hemiptera: Coreidae) population dynamics in summer squash (Cucurbita pepo). J. Econ. Entomol. 115(3): 808–813.

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $299,935.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2023
Grant Recipients: Virginia Tech Department of Entomology; North Carolina State University; Clemson University
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Thomas Kuhar
Virginia Tech
Paper reports on the effects of mulch color on squash bug populations and yield of squash in Virginia.
Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Sean Boyle, Virginia Tech
Adam Alford, Southwest Minnesota State University
Kelly McIntyre, Virginia Tech
Donald Weber, USDA-ARS
Thomas Kuhar, Virginia Tech
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Thomas Kuhar
[email protected]
Virginia Tech
Dept. of Entomology Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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