Effects of the Predatory Mite Amblyseius swirskii on Whitefly in Organic Squash

This webinar took place on May 11, 2023. Dr. Oscar Liburd of the University of Florida presented a webinar on biological control of whitefly Bemisia tabaci population distribution in squash by the presdatory mite Amblyseius swirskii.

About the Presenter


Dr. Oscar Liburd is a Professor in the Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida. His expertise is in agricultural pest management specifically working with organic vegetable growers primarily on cucurbits, cole crops and solanaceous crops. Dr. Liburd also works in the area of Small Fruit pest management.

This webinar is part of a series on biocontrol in vegetable crops, funded by NIFA OREI. Learn more about the project at https://eorganic.info/biocontrol

Published April 27, 2023

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