Disease and Insect Pests of Asparagus (E3219)

Disease and Insect Pests of Asparagus (E3219)

The goal of this bulletin is to provide basic information needed to identify, understand and control insect and disease pests of asparagus.

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Introduction:

The goal of this bulletin is to provide basic information needed to identify, understand and control insect and disease pests of asparagus. Because each pest is different, control strategies are most effective when they are tailored to the species present in your production fields. For this reason, this bulletin includes sections on pest identification that show key characteristics and pictures to help you determine which pests are present in your asparagus. It is also necessary to understand pests and diseases in order to appropriately manage them. This bulletin includes sections on the biology of each major insect and disease pest. Finally, it also provides information on cultural and general pest control strategies.

 

 

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