W3008 Committee Updates
Multistate Research Project
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2022
"Integrated Onion Pest and Disease Management"
Goal: Continue the success of previous multi-state projects (W1008 and W2008) by broadening the scope of this project to include new studies for solving the US onion industry’s most important problems by:
- Evaluating onion germplasm for resistance to pathogens and insects.
- Investigating the biology, ecology and management of onion thrips and other pests.
- Investigating the biology, epidemiology and management of onion plant pathogens.
- Facilitating discussions between W3008 participants and onion industry stakeholders that will advance onion pest and disease management.