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Video Profile of the Asparagus Miner Fly

This video by Rob Morrison, a Ph.D student at Michigan State University, profiles the asparagus miner, a stem-mining fly that attacks newly planted asparagus fields and can vector disease-causing fungi which can shorten the lifespan of an asparagus field by five to eight years.

This video was submitted to the Outreach Category for the 2013 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest.

Watch the video below:

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