Biological control of lygus plant bugs in established and emerging crops

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Hector Carcamo
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $111,352
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Improve biological control of lygus bugs to reduce yield losses in established and emerging crops. Gather scientific information to be able to relocate and establish an exotic parasitoid wasp from Quebec to the Prairies.