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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: An Effective Lure for Reliable Detection and Control of the Female Navel Orangeworm (Now) Moth

Location: Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention

Project Number: 2030-42000-037-08
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2011
End Date: Jun 30, 2014

Objective:
Optimize and implement non-pheromonal blends for control and monitoring of the female navel orangeworm.

Approach:
Using recently PMR-discovered efficacious volatile blends, personnel from the PMR laboratory will develop, analyze, and optimize blends for use in field trials. Personnel from Paramount Farming Company (cooperator and co-investigator) will assemble, distribute to almond and pistachio orchards, monitor, collect, and analyze traps with blend formulations.

Last Modified: 10/23/2014
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