Parasitoid wasp helps protect stored food products

Issue Date: October 24, 2012

Two to three millimeters long, the parasitoid wasp Habrobracon hebetor is a top candidate for use in programs to biologically control Indianmeal moths and other stored-product pests. But the approach has yet to gain traction commercially, in part because of the lack of an efficient method of stockpiling the wasp.

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