Exotic Pest Reporting
Soybean stem borer
Soybean stem borer (Dectes texanus) is an insect pest. It was first detected in Missouri in 1984.
Larva of the cerambycid beetle bore into the stalks of sunflowers and soybean causing plants to snap off at the slightest pressure. .
02/17/2014 - Weed, Insect Pest Workshops Scheduled Feb. 26