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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu

UI Extension Publications and Multimedia Catalog

Integrated Pest Management for the Wheat Head Armyworm Complex in the Pacific Northwest




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Pub. Date: 2017
PNW 696

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The wheat head armyworm complex is comprised of two armyworm species, Dargida diffusa (Walker) and Dargida terrapictalis (Buckett), which caused recent and sporadic damage to cereal crops in the Pacific Northwest. This was the first record of D. diffusa as a pest in the PNW. While D. terrapictalis is native to the region, it has not been recorded previously as a pest.

This publication covers identification, biology, and integrated pest management for WHAC. We emphasize pest monitoring and field scouting methods, and also discuss natural insecticides.

Author(s): Diana Roberts, Silvia I. Rondon, Peter Landolt

University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu