Author: Francis P. F. Reay-Jones

Tobacco Hornworm as a Pest of Tobacco

Introduction The tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta, THW) is a pest of a number of plants in the Nightshade family (Solanaceae), including tomato, tobacco, eggplant, pepper, and potato. Because of the...

Fall Armyworm as a Pest of Corn

Introduction The fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda, FAW) is native to the Americas where it is known to be a pest of numerous crops. The insect overwinters in North America in south Florida,...

Sugarcane Aphid as a Pest of Sorghum

Introduction The invasive sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari, SCA) was first detected in the continental United States on sugarcane in Florida in 1977 and in Louisiana in 1999. The insect was not...

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