John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna | 12/2/2011 11:36:56 PM
Mexican Rice Borer - Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)
Injury is often first noticed when the youngest partially unfurled leaf of the plant begins to whiter and die, resulting in a condition called dead heart. Dead heart can be caused by any stem borer.
Click on the links above to go to the Mexican Rice Borer home page or the Rice Insects Photo Galleries home page.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture