2017-08-19

Insect Targets

This projects develops a number of new pheromone lures as well as working with me-too lures (i.e., generic technology, incrementally improved the synthesis and/or formulation of pre-existing lures) for forestry and agriculture.

Detection:

New Pheromone Lures:

Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle (BSLB)

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Blueberry Spanworm (BSW)

Balsam Fir Sawfly (BFS)

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)

Delia spp. (Cabbage Maggot) (DM)

Blueberry Flea Beetle (BFB)

Blueberry Fruitfly (BFF)

Me-too lures:

Pine False Webworm (PFW)

Saddled Prominent (SP)

Eastern Blackheaded Budworm (BBW)

Mating Disruption