Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
Spotted and striped cucumber beetles vector a bacterium that causes wilt in cucurbits. These beetles 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.; Helland, Sara Jane; and Havlovic, Bernard J., "A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management" (2004). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 1328.