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UC Davis Researcher and Colleagues Target 'Billion-Dollar Pest'

This image by Keith Waldron shows rootworm damage. The corn rootworm is a billion-dollar pest.

If you like corn, you should be concerned about a pest that's known as "the billion-dollar beetle." The  Western corn rootworm is called...

This image by Keith Waldron shows rootworm damage. The corn rootworm is a billion-dollar pest.
This image by Keith Waldron shows rootworm damage. The corn rootworm is a billion-dollar pest.

This image by Keith Waldron shows rootworm damage. The corn rootworm is a billion-dollar pest.

Rootworm larvae. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Creative Commons)
Rootworm larvae. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Rootworm larvae. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Creative Commons)

The Western corn rootworm ravages cornfields across the nation. This image was taken in Franklin, Pa. (Photo by Fishhawk of Flickr, Creative Commons)
The Western corn rootworm ravages cornfields across the nation. This image was taken in Franklin, Pa. (Photo by Fishhawk of Flickr, Creative Commons)

The Western corn rootworm ravages cornfields across the nation. This image was taken in Franklin, Pa. (Photo by Fishhawk of Flickr, Creative Commons)

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 3:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management
 
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