Organization: Natural Resources Canada’s Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Virus being developed to combat caterpillar damage

The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) is collaborating with Natural Resources Canada’s Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC), Sault Ste Marie ON, to develop a virus to combat the Velvet Bean Caterpillar. The project — to be carried out in conjunction with Brazilian scientists — builds on a technology platform developed by GLFC for the Spruce Budworm,…