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Fostering the Use of Predacious Mites for Western Flower Thrips Control in Commercial Greenhouses 2003

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Project Leader: Gary Couch, Ornamentals IPM Specialist - Hudson Valley.

Cooperators: >Stephanie Mallozzi, Extension Educator CCE Dutchess Co., Commercial Horticulture; John Sanderson, Associate Professor, Entomology

Type of grant: Biological control and pest biology

Project locations: Westchester and Dutchess counties


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.


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