Some main objectives of the Field Crops Entomology extension program include reducing the environmental impact of insect management in field crops utilizing the guidelines of IPM. A major focus is placed on biological control of insect pests, host plant resistance, least dose pesticide usage when required and insect long-range migration.
Elson Shields: Professor (email@example.com)
Area of Expertise: Integrated pest management; population ecology; computer applications in agriculture
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