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New approaches to microbial control of insect pests in protected crops and their interaction with waste-based growing media (LINK)

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PC 283 - New approaches to microbial control of insect pests in protected crops and their interaction with waste-based growing media (LINK)

Start Date: 
01/06/2008
Completion Date: 
31/05/2011
Project Leader: 
Dave Chandler
Code: 
PC 283

The aim of this proposal is to develop novel microbial control strategies for dipteran insect pests for sustainable production of containerised herb and ornamental crops and to investigate their interaction with growing media (composts) containing recycled green material.