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High Helicoverpa armigera (corn earworm) activity now being seen in winter cereals

Melina Miles   October 19, 2016   Comments Off on High Helicoverpa armigera (corn earworm) activity now being seen in winter cereals

Large flights of helicoverpa over the last 2 weeks (or longer in some districts) have seen significant eggs lays and larval populations in winter crops, including the winter cereals. It is not unusual to find both corn earworm and armyworm in cereal crops. Correct identification of the species present is very important as it influences damage potential and choice of… Read more »