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