Submitted to: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2006
Publication Date: 1/1/2007
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. Interpretive Summary:
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.