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Evaluation of Thrip Resistance to Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Figure 1. Tobacco thrips injury to seedling peanuts.  Joe Funderburk, Danielle Sprague, and Mrittunjai Srivistava, North Florida REC. Quincy, Florida Monitoring to evaluate continued susceptibility of pests to pesticides is an important part of any pest management program. Thrips are known for their ability to develop resistance to insecticides. The western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/18/evaluation-of-thrip-resistance-to-neonicotinoid-insecticides/

Corn Leaf: Thrip Damage, Not a Disease

Thrip Damage:A Closer Look Thrips are most noticeable, and of greatest concern on corn at two periods during the growing season: on young seedling plants, and at ear formation. On seedling plants their feeding makes the plants look stunted. At ear formation, thrip injury to developing kernels provides entry for infection by Fusarium spp. and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/29/corn-leaf-thrip-damage-not-a-disease/