Placed on the Web by the Center for IPM, NC State University

INSECT and related
PESTS of
FIELD CROPS

Some important, common and potential pests in North Carolina.


North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service AG-271

Table of Contents

Introduction

    Pest Control
      Control
      Chemical
      Cultural
      Natural and Biological
      Cooperative Control Efforts
      Pest Management
    Summary
Keying Important Orders and Families
Key to Adults Important Orders and Families of Agricultural Pests
General Description of Orders and Families Keying Caterpillars Found in Field Crops
Key to Caterpillars Pests of Corn/Sorghum

Pests of Cotton

Pests of Forages and Pasture

Pests of Peanuts

Pests of Small Grains

Pests of Soybeans

Pests of Tobacco

Glossary


Edited by:
Thomas N. Hunt, American Cyanamid Company
Formerly Extension Entomologist
North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service

James R. Baker
Extension Entomologist
N.S. Agricultural Extension Service

Written by:
Cathy Cameron Carter, N.C. Agricultural Extension Service
Thomas N. Hunt, N.C. Agricultural Extension Service
Daniel L. Kline, United States Department of Agriculture, Gainesville, Fla.
T.E. Reagan, Louisiana State University
W.P. Barney, Diamond Shamrock Corporation


Placed on the Web in May 1996 by the Center for Integrated Pest Management

This is a modified version of AG271 which does not include all of the information in the printed version.
Printed copies may be obtained from:

Department of Agricultural Communications
North Carolina State Univerisyt
Raleigh, North Carolina 27650

Price: $6.00