Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2008-09 Deliverables

Task 6 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Mark Muegge

  1. Report on the efforts to establish field populations of the introduced leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, for biological control of salt cedar at specific locations along the Pecos River ecosystem in TX.
  2. Report on efforts to educate the clientele of Texas on biological control of saltcedar using Diorhabda leaf beetles.
  3. Report on efforts to redistribute the beetles from established sites to additional sites along the Pecos River and Rio Grande.
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