environmental assessment

Wasp approved for biological control of spotted-wing drosphila

· January 4, 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared a final environmental assessment (EA) that addresses the environmental impacts of releasing the insect Ganaspis brasiliensis to manage spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) populations in the contiguous United States. After careful analysis, APHIS has determined that releasing this biological control agent in the continental U.S. is not likely […]

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