Fostering the Use of Predacious Mites for Western Flower Thrips Control in Commercial Greenhouses 2002
Project Leader(s): Gary Couch, Ornamentals IPM Specialist - Hudson Valley.
Cooperator(s): Rose Baglia, Extension Educator CCE Orange Co., Commercial Horticulture; Teresa Rusinek, Extension Educator CCE Ulster Co., John Sanderson, Associate Professor, Entomology
Type of grant: Biological control and pest biology
Project location(s): Westchester, possibly Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and/or Ulster
Abstract: Growers in the Hudson Valley will gain greater familiarity and confidence in using predacious mites for managing thrips populations through hands-on experience and the guidance of the regional IPM Specialist and county extension educators.