Boyce Thompson Institute
Collaborating Scientists' Institutions: USDA/ARS; EMBRAPA/CNPAF
Donald W. Roberts (US); Jose Emilson Cardoso (Brazil)
To develop insect pathogens as pest management tools compatible with other insect control practices for small farms. In the United States, research will emphasize two insect genera which are serious agricultural pests in both Brazil and the U.S., viz Empoasca leafhoppers and Diabrotica beetles.