Pest description, crop damage and life history
Crop rotation is an important practice for controlling wireworms in garlic. Soil fumigation rarely is used in garlic due to the high cost.
Management-chemical control: HOME USE
- pyrethrins (as a mix with azadirachtin)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE
- chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.
- diazinon (Diazinon 50W) at 3 to 4 lb ai/a. Broadcast before planting and incorporate into the top 4 to 8 inches of soil. REI 3 days.