Thursday, 26 May 2016

Weekly Update (May 25, 2016; Wk 04) - Lygus bugs

Lygus bugs (Lygus spp.) - Model runs for Lygus suggest that oviposition should begin later this week at Saskatoon and 10-14 days later at Lethbridge.

Information related to Lygus bug biology and monitoring can be accessed by linking to your provincial fact sheet (Manitoba Agriculture and Rural Initiatives or Alberta Agriculture & Forestry).  

More information about Wheat midge can be found by accessing the pages from the new "Field Crop and Forage Pests and their Natural Enemies in Western Canada: Identification and Field Guide".  View ONLY the Lygus bug pages, or Alfalfa plant bug, or Superb plant bug pages but remember the guide is available as a free downloadable document as both an English-enhanced or French-enhanced version.