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Unpublished Paper
Management of Corn Rootworms in Refuge Corn
Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports
  • Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
  • Patrick J. Weber, Iowa State University
Farm
Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Abstract

We evaluated current management options for corn rootworm in refuge corn. Refuge corn is defined as corn that does not produce insecticidal toxins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for control of corn rootworm. We studied a soil-applied insecticide and a seed treatment by measuring their effectiveness at protecting corn roots from injury due to feeding by corn rootworms.

Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Aaron J. Gassmann and Patrick J. Weber. "Management of Corn Rootworms in Refuge Corn" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aaron_gassmann/17/