Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
Spotted and striped cucumber beetles vector is a bacterium that causes wilt in cucurbits. They are the major pest of muskmelons in Iowa. We investigated the success of spun-cotton Reemay row covers and several reduced-risk insecticides for management of cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt.
Iowa State University
Gleason, Mark L.; Mueller, Daren S.; and Havlovic, Bernard J., "Row Cover and Low-risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management" (2005). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 1206.