ID

ENTO-266NP

Authors as Published

Thomas Kuhar, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech; Stephanie Romelczyk, VCE Westmoreland County; Hélène Doughty, Eastern Shore AREC; John Few, Department of Entomology Virginia Tech; Mark Sutphin, VCE Frederick County; Ursula Tankard Deitch, VCE Northampton County; Kenner Love, VCE Rappahannock County; Jason Cooper, VCE Rockingham, Augusta, Rockbridge, Highland, and Bath Counties; Steve Pottorff VCE Carroll County; Katlyn Catron, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech; and Laura Siegle, VCE Amelia County

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Corn earworm is the most important pest attacking sweet corn in Virginia. Monitoring moth catch numbers in pheromone-baited Heliothis traps can help guide pest management decision making and reduce the number of insecticide sprays needed. This document summarizes data from 25 sweet corn fields in 12 counties in Virginia in 2017.


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Publication Date

March 5, 2018