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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM) FOR INSECT PESTS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES GROWN IN NEW ENGLAND.

Investigators
Wallingford, An, .; Sideman, Re, .
Institutions
University of New Hampshire
Start date
2020
End date
2023
Objective
1) Identify best practices for growers using biocontrol for pests attacking high tunnel vegetable crops. This includes evaluating the efficacy of potential biocontrols in early spring high tunnels.2) Identify best practices for growers using chemical controls for pests attacking fruit & vegetable crops. This includes evaluating reduced-risk insecticides for control of squash vine borer attacking zucchini, peach tree borer and lesser peach tree borer attacking peach, and spotted wing drosophila attacking blueberry3) Share results with grower communities and collect feedback to direct research efforts
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
NH00696
Accession number
1022400
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Pesticide Residues
Commodities
Produce