Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2009-10 Deliverables

Task 6 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Mark Muegge

We mutually agree for Mark Muegge to deliver the following during the period of July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010, using funds from the Rio Grande Basin Initiative:

  1. Report on the efforts to establish field populations of the introduced leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, for biological control of salt cedar at new and existing 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 research to improve establishment of Diorhabda leaf beetles for biological control of salt cedar.
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