Sampling Heliothis spp. on Soybean

  • Ronald E. Stinner
  • J. R. BradleyJr.
  • John W. Van Duyn
Part of the Springer Series in Experimental Entomology book series (SSEXP)

Abstract

The species of the genus Heliothis may represent the most important insect pest complex world-wide with respect to potential crop loss. These noctuid species exhibit wide host ranges, high fecundity, and great vagility. In the United States, two species, the corn earworm, H. zea (Boddie), and the tobacco budworm, H. virescens (Fabricius), are considered serious pests of many agriculturally important crops. A comprehensive bibliography of these two species was recently prepared by Kogan et al. (1978), and studies on economic thresholds and sampling Heliothis spp. on cotton, corn, soybean, and other host plants were compiled in a publication by the Southern Regional Cooperative Project S-59 (Sterling 1979).

Keywords

Sugar Migration Corn Europe Cage 

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  • Ronald E. Stinner
  • J. R. BradleyJr.
  • John W. Van Duyn

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