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A discussion with Mary Gardiner about Lady beetles
Soybean Aphids Podcasts
  • Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University
  • Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University
  • Mary Gardiner, Ohio State University
Document Type
Audio Recording
Publication Date
9-18-2009
Disciplines
Abstract

Dr. Mary Gardiner, assistant professor at the Ohio State University, visited ISU and gave a seminar about her research on the ladybeetles. Ladybeetles can play a positive role by feeding on pest like the soybean aphid. Mary's research is focused on the exotic multi-colored asian ladybeetle. This species is a voracious predator of soybean aphids, but is also a pest in our homes and to grape growers. Mary is documenting the role landscape plays in the establishment of this species as part of her Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz.

Language
en
File Format
audio/mpeg
Citation Information
Matthew E. O'Neal, Erin W. Hodgson and Mary Gardiner. "A discussion with Mary Gardiner about Lady beetles" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/13/