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Pests for the Next Decade: Lygus, Plant and Stink Bug
April 18-20, 2017
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay-Seaside
Insects in the group Heteroptera comprise some of the most serious pests in recent years. This Symposium follows up the International Lygus Symposia held in Ottawa Canada, Monterey CA, and Scottsdale AZ. It has been expanded to include serious pests such as Tarnished Plant Bug (Lygus), Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Bagrada Bug, and Leaffooted Bug as well localized outbreaks of various plant and stink bugs.
This conference will bring together international experts on Lygus, Plant and Stink Bugs to discuss a wide range of topics including:
- IPM of Heteroptera from population assessment to management
- New tools and methods for studying these pests
- Advances in chemical ecology, pheromones and kairomones
- Focused crop seminars in nuts, small fruit, field and vegetable crops
- Tour of local agricultural production engaged in practical management of these pests
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