Start Date

30-11-2000 12:00 AM

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Western bean cutworm, soybean aphid, grasshoppers, cowpea aphid and soybean leafininer are minor pests in Iowa but in 2002 they did cause crop damage in scattered areas across the state. This presentation will briefly discuss the biology of these insects, their distribution in Iowa, the type and amount of injury they can cause to crops, and scouting and management strategies for next year.

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Nov 30th, 12:00 AM

So Many Bugs, So Little Time: Reflections on the Minor Insect Pests of 2002

Western bean cutworm, soybean aphid, grasshoppers, cowpea aphid and soybean leafininer are minor pests in Iowa but in 2002 they did cause crop damage in scattered areas across the state. This presentation will briefly discuss the biology of these insects, their distribution in Iowa, the type and amount of injury they can cause to crops, and scouting and management strategies for next year.