Beet, table-Wireworm

Ctenicera spp. and Limonius spp.

Pest description, crop damage, biology and life history

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Management-biological, cultural, tactical

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Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • azadirachtin (neem oil)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • pyrethrins (often combined with other ingredients)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Apply preplant only.
  • diazinon (Diazinon AG500) at 3 to 4 lb ai/a preplant broadcast and incorporate. REI 3 days. See label for chemigation instructions. Toxic to birds, fish and other wildlife.