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Sunflower insects Emerging (07/05/18)

The IPM Survey insect trap network in sunflowers for banded sunflower moth.

Sunflower insects Emerging

The IPM Survey insect trap network in sunflowers for banded sunflower moth, Arthuri sunflower moth and sunflower moth indicated that the first trap captures are occurring. Low densities of all three moths were captured at Dickinson in southwest ND and only banded sunflower moth at Casselton in southeast ND. Check out the weekly trap counts on the IPM website for sunflower insect traps. Stay tuned for future updates.

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Janet J. Knodel

Extension Entomologist

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