Spinach seed-Looper

Includes alfalfa looper (Autographa californica)

Pest description and crop damage Mottled gray moth, 1.5 inches, with silver markings on forewings. Worms are slender (1 inch) and dark olive-green with a paler head marked with three light stripes.

Management-chemical control

  • azadirachtin (Neemix) at 0.049 lb ai/a. PHI 0 days. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.

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