IDENTIFICATION & MANAGEMENT OF MAJOR PEST & BENEFICIAL INSECTS IN POTATO

Ralph E. Berry, Department of Entomology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Gary L. Reed, Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Hermiston, OR
Leonard B. Coop, Integrated Plant Protection Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Sampling and Monitoring Potato Insects

Colorado Potato Beetle Variegated Cutworm Twospotted Spider Mite Potato Aphid

CONTENTS

Pests That Feed on Foliage

Pests That Feed on Tubers

Pests That Suck Plant Juices

Beneficial Insects and Mites

Insect Pest Management Practices

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Other Links
Also see the links to
[Aphid Management]
[Aphid Hotline - Prosser]

[Aphids in Idaho]
[Aphid Traps - Hermiston]
[Aphid Traps - Madras]

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MANAGEMENT OF INSECTS IN POTATO IS SPONSORED BY THE INTEGRATED PLANT PROTECTION CENTER (IPPC) AT OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY.  PICTURES AND FACT SHEETS OF MAJOR INSECT AND MITE PESTS AND MANY BENEFICIAL INSECTS FOUND IN POTATOES ARE INCLUDED.

THIS IS PUBLICATION NUMBER IPPC E.04-00-1

The Fact Sheets, which were modified from Ralph Berry. 1998. Insects and Mites of Economic Importance in the Northwest. 2nd Ed. 221 p., provide more detailed information on biology, economic importance and management of pest and beneficial insects. Some photos used on this site are from the Ken Gray Extension Entomology Slide Collection, Department of Entomology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, other photos are from Bishop, G. W., H. W. Homan, L. E. Sandvol, and R. L. Stoltz. 1982. Management of Potato Insects in the Western States, Western Regional Ext. Pub. No. 64.

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