Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-6-2002

Abstract

During the past three summers, bean leaf beetles have reached historically high populations. At the same time, we learned that the insects are transmitting a disease called bean pod mottle virus. The occurrence of both of these pests in Iowa soybean has dramatically affected yields. Because the beetles are spreading the virus in soybean, we must rethink how we are going to manage these two pests.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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