Start Date

19-12-1990 12:00 AM

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The potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, is one of the most destructive pests of alfalfa. Adults and nymphs can reach population densities that decrease alfalfa yields by 50 percent or more, alter nutritional quality, delay harvest schedules, and decrease stand regrowth capabilities.

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Dec 19th, 12:00 AM

Potato Leafhoppers and Blister Beetle: Management of Traditional and Nontraditional Alfalfa Pests

The potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, is one of the most destructive pests of alfalfa. Adults and nymphs can reach population densities that decrease alfalfa yields by 50 percent or more, alter nutritional quality, delay harvest schedules, and decrease stand regrowth capabilities.