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1987

Entomology

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G87-839 Corn Rootworm Control, Leroy L. Peters, Lance J. Meinke, J. F. Witkowski Jan 1987

G87-839 Corn Rootworm Control, Leroy L. Peters, Lance J. Meinke, J. F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Corn rootworms -- damage they cause, and how to control them.

Three kinds of rootworms attack corn in Nebraska -- the western, the northern, and the southern. The western is the most common and most damaging and can be found over the entire state. The northern is found mainly in the northeastern counties. The southern can be found over the entire state.


G87-838 Management Of Greenbugs In Sorghum (Revised May 1994), Robert J. Wright, Stephen D. Danielson, Zb Mayo Jan 1987

G87-838 Management Of Greenbugs In Sorghum (Revised May 1994), Robert J. Wright, Stephen D. Danielson, Zb Mayo

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes the identification, biology and management options for greenbugs in Nebraska sorghum.

The greenbug is the most important insect pest of grain and forage sorghums in Nebraska. Although numbers fluctuate from year to year, greenbugs are a limiting factor to sorghum yield in most years. Their management is complicated by the fact that greenbugs have been able to evolve populations capable of overcoming plant resistance and organophosphate insecticides, so best management practices continue to change over time.

Another common aphid found in sorghum is the corn leaf aphid. Corn leaf aphids are often mistaken for greenbugs; however, they ...