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Does spraying Bt corn for Western bean cutworm make sense?

July 14, 2014, Ontario – Since Western bean cutworm (WBC) has been considered mostly a secondary corn pest in North America compared to European corn borer or corn rootworm, insect resistance management plans have not been similarly emphasized or enforced. Now that we know WBC are overwintering in Ontario and are not sufficiently controlled by some Bt corn products, Jocelyn Smith advises considering insect resistance management for WBC on FieldCropNews.com. | READ MORE