Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-21-2003

Abstract

Bean leaf beetles and bean pod mottle virus have gained much attention in recent years. However, neither of these pests is new in the Midwest. Bean leaf beetles were first reported as a pest in 1875, in Kansas. Then, in 1980, about 16,000 acres of soybean was treated for bean leaf beetles in Illinois. The magnitude of the bean leaf beetle problem in 1980 gained the respect of growers and researchers in the Midwest.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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