Meet the Team!
Betsy Beers has studied a broad range of tree fruit pests, but woolly apple aphid has been a major focus area. She has enhanced our understanding of WAA dispersal, overwintering, phenology, chemical control, natural enemies and conservation biological control. In addition, she has done several projects screening rootstocks from the Geneva breeding program to confirm the efficacy of the ‘Robusta 5’ gene against Washington strains of WAA.
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