Spinach seed-European cranefly

Tipula paludosa

Pest description and crop damage Small, gray-brown, worm-like larvae that develop a tough skin and are commonly called leatherjackets. They feed on clover and a number of vegetables.

Management-chemical control

  • azadirachtin (Neemix) at 0.017 lb ai/a. PHI 0 days. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.

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