Managing Lily Leaf Beetles through Parasitoid Release
Eshenaur, Brian; Lamb, Elizabeth
Lilies, Fritillaria, and related native plants suffer defoliation due to a new invasive exotic pest, the lily leaf beetle. States in New England have had success in controlling this insect through biological control. This project is releasing these same parasitoids in four NY regions, monitoring results over a three-year period, and educating the green industry and consumers about the pest and its biological control through the CCE network.
NYS IPM Type: Project Report
New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
Agricultural IPM; Biocontrol; Nursery; Ornamentals