Landscape ecology

Phase 1 effort: Landscape ecology to enhance biodiversity and biological pest managementlandscape

This component investigates using native plants to conserve natural enemy communities and enhance biological control of field crop pests in Central Asia. It also investigates and implements the most promising landscape management techniques in partnership with governmental agencies, universities, NGOs and farmers in the region.  

Landscape Ecology Research Team Members:
Dr. Douglas Landis, Michigan State University
Dr. Mustapha El-Bouhssini, ICARDA
Dr. Nurali Saidov, Research Fellow

2008 report on this component.

2009 Blog entries related to this component:

Photo album: Visit to ICARDA

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The MSU IPM Program maintains this site as an access point to pest management information at MSU. The IPM Program is administered within the Department of Entomology, fueled by research from the AgBioResearch, delivered to citizens through MSU Extension, and proud to be a part of Project GREEEN.