This workshop is for Christmas tree growers that face constant challenges in the management of damaging insects. Ongoing research and field trials test the use of beneficial insects as part of an integrated pest management program.
The workshop will highlight results of field trials led by OSU Extension and local growers. It will also cover the latest information on methods and results from similar efforts around the world, involving use of beneficial insects in pest management.
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Using Beneficial Insects to Control Aphids (pdf) Chal Landgren, NWREC
Biocontrol in Field Conifers (pdf) Jana Lee, ARS/Horticultural Crops Research Unit
IPM in Christmas Trees, with an Emphasis on Aphids (pdf) Paul Jepson, OSU