Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-10-2000

Abstract

Bean leaf beetles feeding on soybean pods can lead to significant reductions in seed quality and yield throughout Iowa. Management of bean leaf beetles in soybeans during the pod setting and filling stages can be frustrating for farmers and crop advisers because beetles may feed on pods for a couple of weeks before the population reaches the economic threshold. In this situation, some loss in seed quality and quantity occurs before an insecticide application can be economically justified. Is there any way to realistically prevent this economic damage?

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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