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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Impact of Sex, Age, and Mating Status on Flight Behavior of the Navel Orangeworm in Almonds

Location: Commodity Protection and Quality

Project Number: 2034-43000-037-36
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Aug 01, 2012
End Date: May 31, 2015

Objective:
1. Develop methods and baseline data for flight mill experiments with navel orangeworm 2. Compare the flight activity of unmated adults by sex and age 3. Examine impact of mating on the age-specific flight capacity of males and females

Approach:
Navel orangeworm will be reared in Ames, Iowa, from founders sent from Parlier, California.

Last Modified: 10/20/2014
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