Managing Cucumber Beetles (Rootworms) in Louisiana Sweet Potato Production

Tara Smith, Burris, Eugene, Hammond, Jr., Abner M., Story, Richard N.  |  3/20/2007 11:53:44 PM

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Cucumber beetles (rootworms) are significant insect pests of sweet potatoes in Louisiana. Adults and larvae of these insects feed on sweet potatoes, but larvae are the most damaging. Descriptions of the banded cucumber beetle and the spotted cucumber beetle, as well as management strategies for these insects, are included in this publication. (PDF Format Only)
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