How to Scout for Rice Water Weevils - video

7/24/2009 2:23:42 AM

The rice water weevil (RWW) is the most important early-season insect pest of rice in Louisiana. Adults of this insect emerge from overwintering sites beginning in early April in southern Louisiana (later in northern Louisiana) and fly to rice fields, where they feed on young rice leaves. Egg-laying commences when standing water is present in fields. This video will train you to scout for RWW larvae & adults in your rice field. (Runtime: 7:16)
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