Clover seed-Grasshopper

Includes

Melanoplus spp. (dominant)

Pest description and crop damage Both young and adult grasshoppers do damage. In addition to foliage injury, feeding on blossoms prevents seed formation.

Management-chemical control

  • malathion at 1 to 1.25 lb ai/a. PHI 0 days. REI 12 hr. Apply to plants in bloom only in evening or early morning when bees are not working in the fields or are not hanging on the outside of the hives.