Biological control of leafminers on greenhouse marigolds
California Agriculture 42(2):10-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v042n02p10.
Kevin M. Heinz is a graduate student, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside. Julie P. Newman is Farm Advisor, Santa Barbara County, University of California, Riverside. Michael P. Parrella is Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside.
In greenhouse marigolds grown for seed, a parasitic wasp suppressed leafminers for two months after establishment
This research was supported in part by the American Floral Endowment. The authors thank Bodger Seeds Ltd., Lompoc, California, for their support; Rincon Vitova Insectaries Inc., Oak View, California, for the donation of green lacewing larvae; Trece Inc., Salinas, California, for the donation of yellow sticky cards; and Rod Ferrentino, IPM Floricultural Coordinator, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and Jim Bethke, Staff Research Associate, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside, for their assistance.