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Pecan phylloxera is an insect that can cause significant damage if ignored or treated incorrectly in pecan orchards.
There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).
A good crop starts with good seed. Much of the information producers need to know is on seed certification, analysis and treatment tags.
The key to keeping armyworms below the economic threshold is scouting for activity at least every other day, when they are small and easier to control, as well as identifying if you have fall armyworms or beet armyworms.
There are many different approaches to pest management, and each producer must select the approach, or combination of approaches, that best align with his or her own philosophy. This course will focus on pest management following the integrated pest management principles and the responsible use of herbicides and insecticides.