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Thrips in Edible Crops

Edible webinar with Chris Creed and Pete Seymour. This session will be focused on Thrips in edible crops, with particular focus on Western Flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and the transient species of thrips like the Rose thrips (Thrips fuscipennis). The session will cover aspects on how to control these pests as well as monitor for them within a crop. An additional section at the end will be focused on natural enemies of pests in edible crops and some ways to promote their development.

This will include.

  • Pest Biology   
  • Monitoring tips
  • Methods of control
  • Beneficials
  • Current research into methods of Push Pull.
  • Natural enemies of pests.