Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-18-2007

Abstract

Dry soil conditions across parts of Iowa, combined with large populations of adult alfalfa weevils, may delay the regrowth of second-cutting alfalfa. Kyle Jensen, extension field crops specialist at Lewis, reports that several acres of a 40-acre field near Beebeetown, Harrison County, southwestern Iowa, suffered damage from the weevils. The affected area hadn't been growing for about 10 days, and upon inspection, it was found to have adult weevils "barking" the green stems and chewing on the new buds.

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Iowa State University

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