Victor Izzo

Victor Izzo

Feb 23, 2017

Group 6 Copy 16
2
Please wait...

About This Project

The leek moth (LM) is a recent invasive pest occurring within Northern NY and Vermont. A pest of onions and garlic, LM is a serious threat to diversified farms in the region. Recent ecological simulations predict that “the continued range expansion of LM…appears to be inevitable”. Our monitoring program will monitor the LM’s known and potential distribution. The objective of the monitoring program will be to describe the current distribution of the pest and to assess its local phenology.

    Recent Lab Notes From This Project

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Rocky Intertidal Citizen Science

    Monitoring the vital signs of our rocky intertidal community is critical to managing and understanding these...

    A conservation comic book: Involving Rwandan children in saving endangered Grey Crowned Cranes

    Grey Crowned Cranes are now classified as ‘endangered’ and their population is fast declining so if we don’t...

    How Do Fats Help Us Treat Brain Cancer?

    Malignant Brain Tumors will kill over 13,000 cancer patients this year in the United States alone; brain tumors...

    Backer Badge Funded