Development of new strategies for control of parasites and disease in alfalfa leafcutter bee populations

Posted on 23.03.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Wayne Goerzen
Institution: Saskatchewan Alfalfa Seed Producers Development Commission
Total WGRF Funding: $94,875
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 2 Years

To develop new technology for use by alfalfa seed producers in order to control chalcid parasites, and diseases including chalkbrood disease and related microflora, in alfalfa leafcutter bee populations.