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allium leafminer female ovipositing on onion plant

Invasive Fly Targets North American Onions, Leeks, Related Crops

The allium leafminer damages crops such as onions, garlic, shallots, and leeks through larval feeding and adult egg-laying in plant tissue. Native to Europe, the invasive species was first discovered in North America in December 2015 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Managing Pests in Organic Greenhouses

While a greenhouse structure affords growers pest control options that are not available for field crops, such as physical exclusion, it can also create challenges.