Pea, green and dry-Seedcorn maggot

Delia platura

Pest description and crop damage

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Biology and life history

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Management-biological, cultural, tactical

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Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • gamma-cyhalothrin
  • pyrethrins-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • chlorpyrifos (Lorsban 30F) at 2.75 fl oz/cwt seed, as a slurry treatment. Commercial seed treatments only. Toxic to fish.
  • thiamethoxam (Cruiser) at 0.05 lb ai/cwt seed. REI 12 hr.
  • thiamethoxam + mefenoxam + fludioxnil (Cruiser Maxx) at 1.5 fl oz/100 (product) lb seed. REI 48 hr. Minimum plantback interval 120 days.