Managing Insects and Mites Using Banker Plant Systems
Dr. Lance S. Osborne, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, University of Florida
We will discuss preliminary efforts to manage aphids, whiteflies, thrips and mites using open rearing systems and Banker plants to manage pests in our greenhouses.
I'm a Professor of Entomology with the University of Florida with more that 40 years of managing insects and mites attacking high value crops. My primary area of expertise is biological control. I was responsible for helping commercialize to natural enemies being sold in North America and Europe.