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Wireworm

Description

Wireworms are destructive insect pests of grain crops in western Canada. The pest prefers cereal crops, but also feeds on potatoes, pulses and canola. The wireworm larva feed below ground on seeds and shoots.

Updated

January 1, 2014

Tags
field crop insects grain crops insects pests plant insects wireworm

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

5 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

Contributor

Meers, Scott

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-01-01

Date Added

2015-12-18T19:47:40.400574

Date Modified

2014-01-01

Date Issued

2014-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

622-32

NEOS catalogue key

7179888

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca