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Determining the role of crop and non-crop habitats to provide sustainable aphid suppression in soybeans

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 26.06.2017
Lead Researcher (PI): Costamagna, Alejandro
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $107,839
Co-Funders: Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To determine the effect of field size and distance to the nearest source of natural enemies on soybean aphid control. To determine landscape effects on the fitness of predators.