Corn borer big concern in Virginia

April 2005
Southeast Farm Press;4/20/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p31
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the measures taken to control European corn borer infestation in Virginia. One of the most significant ways to protect corn production is the of application of the transgenic Bt technology. The effective management of European corn borer is not provided by cultural control tactics such as crop rotation, crop isolation, and destruction of crop residue, due to their high mobility over wide area. The time of planting is important in their population development.


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