PRIMARY CONTACTS

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
UCCE Farm Advisor
(209) 953-6120
mmleinfeldermiles
@ucanr.edu

 

Rachael Long
Rachael Long
UCCE Farm Advisor
Field Crops, Pest Management

(530) 666-8734
rflong@ucanr.edu

California Dry Bean Advisory Board provides funding for much of the research reported on this site. We appreciate their continued support.

USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative: Lima bean-Lygus bug Interaction

Lima Bean-Lygus Bug research project objectives

  • Better understanding the interaction between lima bean plant and Lygus bug
  • Development of resistant lines & improved cultivars
  • Development of improved cultivation practices
  • To limit or minimize insect damage
  • Reduction in insecticide use

Proposed topics/sections for project web site

  • Project goals & objectives
  • Research and administrative participants: Current and former project personnel
  • Research protocols: Field, laboratory, and crossing experiments
  • Previous/Background research and findings
  • Relevant scientific citations
  • Annual Reports (e.g. variety trials)
  • Photo gallery
  • Links and resources (external web sites and resources)

2014 planting of the UC Haskell - UC 92 recombinant inbred population<br>Date of planting: May 21, 2014
<br>Date photo taken: August 13, 2014
2014 planting of the UC Haskell - UC 92 recombinant inbred population
Date of planting: May 21, 2014
Date photo taken: August 13, 2014

2015 planting of the UC Haskell - UC 92 recombinant inbred population<br> Date of planting: May 4-5, 2015<br> Date photo taken: June 9, 2015
2015 planting of the UC Haskell - UC 92 recombinant inbred population
Date of planting: May 4-5, 2015
Date photo taken: June 9, 2015