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Even though pesticides have not been successful in controlling adult wheat stem sawflies, researchers recommend scouting fields.
Small, caterpillar-like larvae have been reported in East Central Indiana wheat fields just before fungicides were to be applied. These are not caterpillars at all, but are sawfly larvae, probably grass sawfly (Pachynematus sp.).
Brown wheat mites (BWM) have been confirmed in several sites in western South Dakota. These spider mites belong to the family Tetranychidae, the same mite family as the two-spotted spider mites. They also do well in dry conditions, said Ada Szczepaniec assistant professor, SDSU Extension entomologist.
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