Cucumber-Wireworm

Limonius spp.

Pest description, crop damage and life history

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Management-biological, cultural, tactical

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Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • bifenthrin (granular formulation)
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • bifenthrin (Brigade WSB) at 0.05 to 0.1 lb ai/a in furrow with seed or transplant. REI 12 hr.
  • bifenthrin/avermectin (Athena) at 0.06 to 0.12 lb ai/a at plant broadcast, in-furrow or drench. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.35 lb ai/a per season.
  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.
  • Isaria fumosorosea (PFR-97 20% WDG) at 1 to 2 lb/acre of produce as soil treatment. REI 4 hr. Retreatment interval 3 to 10 days. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • thiamethoxam (Cruiser 5FS) consult label.