Control information for the sugarcane borer and other insect pests of sugarcane – cultural practices and varietal resistance.
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The sugarcane borer (SCB), Diatraea saccharalis, is the primary pest of sugarcane in Louisiana.
Wireworms are larvae of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae), which are sporadic pests of sugarcane in Louisiana and Florida.
The yellow sugarcane aphid is a pest of sugarcane in Louisiana, Florida, the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
The Mexican Rice Borer continues to move eastward into the Louisiana sugar industry. Research continues as to identify effective control measures.
The West Indian canefly is a damaging pest of sugarcane. It was first reported in Louisiana in 1944, with major outbreaks in 1969, 1997, 2012, and 2016.
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