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NAVEL ORANGEWORM IN PISTACHIOS--ABUNDANCE, DISPERSAL, AND DISRUPTION OF SEXUAL COMMUNICATION

Investigators
Burks C S
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2007
End date
2011
Objective
1) Compare abundance in and movement between adjacent plantings of almonds and pistachios; 2) compare almond meal and phenyl propionate as female attractants; and 3) characterize minimal grouping of timed aerosol dispensers (puffers) necessary for complete elimination of males captured in traps baited with virgin female navel orangeworm.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5302-43000-034-04T
Accession number
412380
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds