March 1, 2021
Join eOrganic for a free webinar about biological control of spider mites on tomatoes, and how to raise your own beneficial mites. The webinar will be presented by Tom Bilbo and Jim Walgenbach of North Carolina State University who are part of a team of researchers on a NIFA OREI project about biological control. In this webinar you will learn about how to manage spider mites in tomatoes and other vegetables using biological control, with an emphasis on the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis. Presenters will review the various natural enemies attacking spider mites and factors impacting their efficacy.