Dr. James Campbell - The Science Behind Mating Disruption
Dr. James Campbell is truly a professional in his field. Dr. Campbell is giving some really great insight how pheromones in pest management work.
Did you know...
Pheromones are a chemical released through the body as an attractant.
Here is a sample of what Dr. Campbell is speaking on:
Sex Pheromones - Attracts the opposite sex
Monitoring programs - focused on 3 types of management
Stored Product Pests Populations in Food facilities - divided into sub populations
Use of Pheromone Traps - Capture adults
Distribution and Movement
Trap Capture Interpretation
Strategies for using Pheromone Traps
Using Monitoring Data
Using Monitoring to evaluate pest management
Dr. James Campbell is a Research Entomologist with the USDA ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, KS. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of California-Davis. His research interests include the behavior of stored product insects and their natural enemies and how the use of behavioral information can improve the management of insect pests.
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