Western bean cutworm (WBC) is an insect pest whose larvae feed on the kernels, leaves and other parts of the corn plant. Iowa State University coordinates a WBC monitoring network which records adult moth trap captures in Iowa. Trap captures can be used to help determine when to begin scouting for this insect pest.
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Sisson, Adam and Jesse, Laura C.H., "Iowa Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring Network Summary 2010" (2010). Integrated Crop Management News. 356.
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