Eggplant-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 (as a mix with bifenthrin)

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • bifenthrin (Capture LFR) at 0.04 to 0.08 lb ai/a in furrow with seed. PHI 0 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.1 lb ai/a at plant or 0.2 lb ai/a at plant and foliar per season.
  • bifenthrin/avermectin (Athena) at 0.083 to 0.12 lb ai/a at plant. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.056 lb ai/a avermectin or 0.2 lb ai/a bifenthrin per season.
  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.