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North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground

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1]) was applied in a tank mix with the atrazine in the last 2 plantings to reduce stand loss observed in the first planting caused by lesser cornstalk borer Elasmopalpus lignosellus Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and black cutworm Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
Deltamethrin and Diflubenzuron control army worn, while Gmma-HCH is effective against chafer grubs and cutworms.
Endosulfan, Bifenthrin and Chlorpyrifos can be capable of controlling aphids, armyworms, corn earworm, crickets, cucumber beetles, cutworms, diamondback moth, flea beetles, ground beetles, cabbageworm, leafhoppers, loopers, mites, caterpillar, stink bugs, thrips, tobacco budworm, whiteflies.
Cutworms can generally be found by probing the soil close to any plant which has been attacked.
When researchers clip sagebrush, nearby tobacco plants seem to boost their defenses and reduce damage from grasshoppers and cutworms, report Richard Karban of the University of California, Davis and his colleagues.
Also in the mid-'80s, Monsanto scientists sought a nonchemical weapon against corn-eating cutworms.
Oriental fruit moths, aphids, slugs and snails, cabbage loopers, thrips of every kind, cucumber, flea, and asparagus beetles, cutworms, spider mites, scales, lygus and mealy bugs are all checked and balanced by mealy bug destroyers, lacewings, ladybugs, tachinid flies, trichograma wasps, assassin bugs, hover flies, spined soldier bugs and tiny pirate bugs.
Ground beetles consume cutworms, grubs and root maggots, as well as snails and slugs.
To thwart cutworms and snails, put bottomless cans around vulnerable seedlings.
If cutworms have been a problem in your neighbors' gardens, remove the bottom of a paper cup and slit one side of the cup lengthwise.
The double action bait contains two premium active ingredients--iron phosphate and spinosad--that are proven control measures for slugs, snails, earwigs, cutworms, sowbugs and pillbugs.
26: Average high temperatures reach 70 along the Ohio River as cutworms and sod webworms work the cornfields.
The first two days after planting is the time cutworms cut, rabbits munch and plants wilt because their roots have not yet spread.
The flight period presented herein best represents areas within southern states where black cutworms can overwinter (Showers 1997).