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Tag: Journal of Integrated Pest Management

Japanese beetle adult (Popillia japonica)

Effective Management Remains Elusive for Beetle That Eats Almost Anything

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a widely known invasive species in North America. Adults feed on more than 300 plant species and can be downright difficult to manage. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management reviews their invasion history, ecology, and management.

Macrosaccus morrisella adult

Leaf-Mining Moth May Be New Pest of Soybean

Reports in Canada and Minnesota have documented Macrosaccus morrisella, a native leaf-mining moth species, infesting soybean. While the potential threat the species poses to soybean crops remains to be seen, a new guide in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management profiles the species and alerts growers on what to watch for.