Pest and natural enemy mark-recapture studies of dipsersal in beans and between alfafla and beans


1. Abstract.
This study will measure movement and migratory behavior of western tarnished plant bug (its natural enemies) in beans and bwrween beans and alfalfa. Mark recapture will expand upon techniques developed last year in cotton and alfalfa. The absolute abundance, immigration, and emigration from the field will be measured. Cage studies with the parasitoid Peristenus stygicus will measure the impact on Lygus compared to regulation by existing natural enemies. lf pesticides are needed I will coordinate with Brian to…


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