Tarnished Plant Bug Control Strategies to Maximize Profit

January 2023 | 17 min., 45 sec.
by Whitney Crow
Mississippi State University

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​This webcast presents control costs and yield losses associated with the tarnished plant bug and recommends an integrated management program for maximizing profits. Control strategies include cultural controls, blocking cotton away from corn, managing for earliness, early Novaluron applications, mixtures, shortened intervals in heavy pressure areas, and improved sampling techniques and thresholds.

About the Presenter

Whitney CrowWhitney Crow is an Extension entomologist at Mississippi State University. She received her BS in crop and soil management from the University of Tennessee at Martin, her MS in weed science at the University of Tennessee, and her PhD in entomology at Mississippi State University. Whitney’s current responsibilities cover pest management across all row crops.​

Contact Information:
Email: wdc165@msstate.edu


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