CPB WARNING FOR SW ID

Published online: Jun 14, 2010
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This overwintering adult stage does not do any damage; however, females are beginning to lay eggs in potato fields. We could see the damaging larvae appear in about 7 to 10 days depending on temperatures. This is the time for growers to be scouting for CPB, especially if they are using "soft" foliar insecticides that target control of early instar larvae.