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Great Lakes Expo – Dec 7-9, 2010

Vegetable entomology research will be represented with 5 talks at this year’s Great Lakes Expo. Zsofia will be giving entomology research updates in the carrot, celery, onion, asparagus and potato sessions. The Expo will be held at DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Headspace collection up and running – Aug 25, 2010

Our new headspace collection setup is up and running as of today. Our first batch of samples are composed of different potato-relative plant species. We are currently examining the headspace composition of those potato ancestors that are resistant to Colorado potato beetles. 1-s2-0-s0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880917301676-main

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Extension meetings – summer 2010

Take a look at the photos from two extension meetings: one from July 27 in Imlay city, MI and another, the onion twilight meeting in Martin, MI Aug 19, 2010. 1-s2-0-s0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880917301676-main

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EPA Decision Makers’ Tour – July 22, 2010

On July 21 and 22, EPA employees along with MSU campus administrative personnel came to visit the vegetable industry in MI – field trips to different regions of MI took the group to all major vegetable growing regions. This was a great opportunity for the industry to raise issues of concern and bring it to the attention of people in regulatory roles. The attendees received information on ongoing research in different disciplines conducted on farm or at research stations. Potato meeting

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Potato cages at MSU campus – July 9, 2010

Our collaborative experiment with Dave Douches requires the use of large field cages to test potato lines for resistance to Colorado potato beetles. Field cages were set up on July 8 and 9 on MSU campus. Thanks to all the busy hands from the Douches and Szendrei labs who helped in this effort! 1-s2-0-s0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880916304832-main1-s2.0-S0167880917301676-main

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Department of Entomology

http://www.ent.msu.edu
288 Farm Lane
243 Natural Science Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone 517-355-4633
Fax 517-432-7061

MSU AgBioResearch

109 Agriculture Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
517-355-0123
http://agbioresearch.msu.edu/

Dr. Zsofia Szendrei

szendrei@msu.edu
517-974-8610
Vegetable Entomology Lab
Department of Entomology
Michigan State University
1129 Farm Lane, Room 348
Food Safety and Toxicology Bldg.
East Lansing MI 48824