Dara G. Stockton

Dara G. Stockton

Sep 10, 2019

Group 6 Copy 144
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Allium leafminer (ALM) is an invasive fly that attacks Allium plants (onion, leek, chives, garlic) in the northeastern U.S, that can cause 100% crop loss. Our research goal is to identify potential monitoring tools for early ALM detection for better management of this pest. We will do this by investigating, how ALM responds to visual stimuli in the lab and how visual traps perform in the field. We hypothesize that ALM will respond most to patterned yellow traps installed above the canopy.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Do coal and diesel trains make for unhealthy air?

    There is a proposal to significantly increase the number of trains carrying coal through Washington State, but...

    How oceanographic conditions affect the growth, diet, and survival of juvenile rockfish

    Rockfish are important fishery species on the U.S. West coast. Many rockfish species were overfished in the...

    Are zeolites toxic?

    Zeolites are materials used in households, agriculture, medicine, water abatment, oil refining, etc. But there...

    Backer Badge Funded