This project will establish the potential for pheromone based monitoring of the pea leaf weevil and lead to the development of a commercially available monitoring tool. This tool can be used to monitor established populations and to detect the spread of the pea weevil in the Prairie Provinces.
Lead Researcher (PI): Maya Evenden
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $45,331
Co-Funders: Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund, Alberta Pulse Growers Commission
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 3 Years