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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 »