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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IPM TECHNOLOGIES FOR INSECT PESTS OF ORCHARD CROPS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Title: Sugarcane borer in Florida

Authors
item Hall, David
item Nuessly, G -
item Gilbert, R -

Submitted to: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: November 1, 2006
Publication Date: January 1, 2007
Citation: Hall, D.G., Nuessly, G.S., Gilbert, R.A. 2007. Sugarcane borer in Florida. Florida Cooperative Extension Services, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, University of Florida, ENY-666. 5pp.

Technical Abstract: The sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis, is one of the most important of the above-ground pests of sugarcane in Florida. This article presents information pertaining to the borer’s biology, damage to cane, scouting, biological control, cultural control and chemical control.

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