Rob received third place in the MSU Plant Science Graduate Student Symposium’s Oral Competition in Applied Research for his presentation on asparagus miner research. Congratulations!
Our manuscript on “Cover crop mulches influence biological control of the imported cabbageworm (Pieris rapae L., Lepidoptera: Pieridae) in cabbage” by Alex Bryant, Tom Coudron, Dan Brainard and Zsofia Szendrei was accepted for publication in Biological Control.
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Here are some photos of celery leaftiers emerging from eggs, taken through the microscope.
Congratulations to Rob for receiving the Monsanto Student Travel Award, which will provide funds for his travel to this year’s Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Austin, TX in November.
Rob is the lead author on a new publication on the degree-day model of the asparagus miner. The paper is currently in press in Pest Management Science.
Learn about Rob’s graduate research project in less than 5 minutes through this video.
Here is a new YouTube video that Ben Werling and Zsofia made on onion thrips identification, scouting and management.