Location
Biological, semiochemical and selected chemical management for insecticide resistant western flower thrips on protected strawberry

Research

SF 120 - Biological, semiochemical and selected chemical management for insecticide resistant western flower thrips on protected strawberry

Start Date: 
01/01/2011
Completion Date: 
31/01/2011
Project Leader: 
Professor Jerry Cross
Code: 
SF 120

The development and spread of pesticide resistant strains of western flower thrips (WFT) seriously threatens the viability of the UK strawberry industry.  This HortLINK project aims to develop a comprehensive range of new effective methods for managing insecticide resistanst WFT on tunnel-grown strawberry in the UK.