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A New Bean Leaf Beetle Threshold Calculator is Created
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University
  • Michael T. McCarville, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-15-2011
Abstract
In April, an ICM News article predicted a slightly higher winter survivorship of bean leaf beetle in Iowa. Not surprisingly, this summer I have been hearing about a few soybean fields with bean leaf beetle. Most reports of overwintering and first generation beetles are at low densities with negligible defoliation. There are two generations of bean leaf beetle in Iowa (Fig. 1), with the second generation emerging in a few weeks. Scouting for bean leaf beetle and other defoliators should continue until seed set.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Erin W. Hodgson and Michael T. McCarville. "A New Bean Leaf Beetle Threshold Calculator is Created" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/77/