May 1, 2015 | by: Grace Bluck
Armyworm moth captures at the University of Kentucky research facility in mid-April 2015 are much greater than the five-year average. Moth captures are over 450% higher than what would typically be expected this time of year. If this trend continues, armyworm levels will be similar to outbreak years, possibly leading to yield loss without the proper insecticidal control.
Another spring watch-out insect is cereal leaf beetle, which feed on wheat leaves, reducing photosynthetic leaf area and potentially resulting in yield reduction.
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