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Spotlight on wireworms

May 22, 2024  By Prairie Pest Monitoring Network

Over the years, the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network has highlighted prominent insect pests, their natural enemies and the entomologists that study them. Now, the network is focusing on one insect a week, with wireworms most recently in the spotlight.

There are four primary pest species of wireworms on the Canadian Prairies, including Hypnoidus bicolor and the prairie grain wireworm (Selatosomus aeripennis destructor). More information about the primary wireworm pest species can be found in the Guide to Pest Wireworms in Canadian Prairie Field Crop Production (also available in French). | READ MORE




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