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Hessian fly – Mayetiola destructor

Hessian fly - Mayetiola destructor

The Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) is a major pest of wheat around the world. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management outlines the fly’s biology and lifecycle and an array of tactics that can be combined to manage the pest. (Photo credit: Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org)

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