Exotic Pest Reporting
Western corn rootworm
Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera) is an insect pest of Corn. It was first detected in Illinois in 1964.
This species attacsk mainly maize , the larvae feeding on the roots and the adults feeding on the leaves and silks.
05/07/2019 - Corn & alfalfa growers: Apply biocontrol now
02/18/2019 - Research targets western corn rootworm
09/27/2018 - Western bean cutworms a problem in corn, as usual
09/21/2018 - Think Ahead for Corn Rootworm
03/20/2018 - Most overwintering insects survive cold weather
02/27/2018 - Winter Slumber Party: Who's Sleeping in Your Fields?
02/13/2018 - Can you identify these 5 larvae damaging your corn?
09/22/2017 - New bug threatens Whatcom County corn crop
09/08/2017 - Pest & Crop Newsletter
08/03/2017 - Wisconsin crops get more cutworm, less rootworm
06/12/2017 - Pest and Crop Newsletter
07/11/2016 - Pest - Western Bean Cutworm Update and VIDEO
07/07/2014 - Western Corn Rootworm Beetles Emerging
04/04/2014 - Insect Pest Survival During a Harsh Winter