Lesser cornstalk borer

  • Authors: Dixon, Wayne N.; Mayfield, Albert E.
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: In: M.M. Cram, M.S. Frank, and K.M. Mallams (tech. cords.). Forest nursery pests. Agriculture Handbook 680. USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC. 150-152.

Abstract

The lesser cornstalk borer (Elasmopalpus lignosellus) affects seedlings of Arizona cypress, bald cypress, black locust, dogwood, black tupelo, loblolly pine, redcedar, sand pine, slash pine, and sycamore. Agricultural host plants (more than 60 species) include beans, corn, millet, peas, sorghums, and soybeans.

  • Citation: Dixon, Wayne N.; Mayfield, Albert E., III 2012. Lesser cornstalk borer. In: M.M. Cram, M.S. Frank, and K.M. Mallams (tech. cords.). Forest nursery pests. Agriculture Handbook 680. USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC. 150-152.
  • Posted Date: October 3, 2012
  • Modified Date: December 4, 2012
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