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A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management

Authors: Mark L. Gleason (Iowa State University) , Sara Jane Helland (Iowa State University) , Bernard J. Havlovic (Iowa State University)

  • A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management

    Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

    A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management

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Abstract

Spotted and striped cucumber beetles vector a bacterium that causes wilt in cucurbits. These beetles are the major pest of muskmelons in Iowa. We investigated the success of spun-cotton Reemay row covers and several reduced-risk insecticides for management of cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt.

Keywords: Plant Pathology

How to Cite:

Gleason, M. L. & Helland, S. J. & Havlovic, B. J., (2004) “A Row Cover and Low-Risk Insecticide Strategy for Cucumber Beetle Management”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2003(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2004
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