Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-19-2003

Abstract

Many soybean fields have yet to be planted across Iowa or have not emerged because of the cold, wet soils. So how does this situation affect the bean leaf beetle? Delayed soybean emergence is unlikely to greatly affect the survival of overwintered beetles. Bean leaf beetles can sustain themselves on alfalfa and other legumes before soybean is available. Females do not lay eggs in alfalfa and will wait until soybean emerges from the soil.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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