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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF ERIOPHYID MITES FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS

Location: Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research

Project Number: 5325-22000-025-01
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2008
End Date: Mar 31, 2013

Objective:
The objective of this cooperative research project is to develop methods to use eriophyid mites for biological control of weeds.

Approach:
We will conduct research on the taxonomy, behavior and ecology of eriophyid mites associated with noxious weeds such as yellow starthistle and Russian thistle. Documents NFCA with U. of Bari, IT. Formerly 5325-22000-020-35N(1/11).

Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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