Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-12-2000

Abstract

Armyworms have been reported by Jim Jensen, extension field specialist-crops, defoliating a field of young corn in Lee County. These insects rarely causes losses in conventional-tilled fields, but they should be scouted for in minimum- or no-tilled fields with any kind of living ground cover. The moths migrate from the southern United States, similar to black cutworms, and are attracted to fields that were planted into a cover crop such as rye, or where grassy weeds exist.

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Iowa State University

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