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Pollinator-mediated gene flow in and among fields of alfalfa produced for seed
Cross-pollination by bees is necessary for commercial alfalfa seed production. To maintain varietal purity in alfalfa, seed producers adhere to spatial isolation standards to minimize or prevent bee flight and subsequent ...
Phytoseiids as biological control agents of phytophagous mites in Washington apple orchards
The integrated mite management (IMM) program in Washington has depended on the biological control of spider mites provided by Galendromus occidentalis (Nesbitt). We explored methods of improving this program. A series of ...