Development of an IPM Program for Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle in Vegetable Cropping Systems

Project Objectives 1. Implement and evaluate a Pilot IPM scouting program for the WSCB in snap beans 2. Evaluate WSCB seasonal aggregation and movement patterns within diversifi ed vegetable cropping systems 3. Evaluate the potential for “trap and kill” strategies as cultural control components of an IPM program for the WSCB