Kohlrabi-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 form)
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • bifenthrin (Brigade WSB, Capture LFR) at 0.04 to 0.08 lb ai/a soil applied in furrow with seed or transplant. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.5 lb ai/a per season including at-plant plus foliar treatments. Some formulations are
  • bifenthrin/IBA (Empower 2) at 0.04 to 0.1 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 5 days. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.5 lb ai/a per season.
  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.
  • chlorpyrifos (Lorsban Advanced 2ee) at 2.11 lb ai/a. PHI 30 days. REI 24 hr. Incorporate into top 2 to 4 inches of soil. Oregon and Washington only.
  • chlorpyrifos (Lorsban 75WG) at 0.05 to 0.09 lb ai/1,000 row ft post plant or 2.25 lb ai/a preplant. PHI 30 days. REI 24 hr. Apply at planting or transplanting. Apply only once per season.