Corn Rootworm Beetle Management

March 12, 2019 / By Rupp Seeds

Screen shot image of SeedSCOOP publication discussing corn rootworm beetle management.

When economic threshold levels are reached, adult management may help protect yield potential for the current crop and may help decrease the amount of egg hatch the next season. Different control measures may be used for the protection of corn silks and decreasing the potential amount of eggs laid may be different. Scouting, counting, and distinguishing between male and female beetles can be labor intensive. Late planted and prevented plant acres are especially attractive to feeding adults.

Corn Rootworm Beetle Management