1980 Fall Armyworm Symposium: Monitoring and Predicting Fall Armyworm Infestations in North Carolina

Hunt, T. N.

Abstract


Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith), losses are greatest in bermudagrass and corn or sorghum planted after 1 May in North Carolina. A Field Crop Fall Armyworm Alert using indicator fields of corn and bermuda has been successful in providing an early warning of impending fall armyworm damage.

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