Corn: Millipedes (Various species)


Pub 812: Field Crop Protection Guide > Chapter 1: Corn > Millipedes

Field Crop Protection Guide 2011-2012, Order 2011-2012 publication

Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Integrated Pest Management Options
  3. Related Links...


Description

Millipedes can be a pest in cool, wet springs in fields with heavy residue or high organic matter. They can be misidentified as wireworms. Ensure that proper identification has been made.

Image 1. Adult Millipede. Note the 2 pairs of legs on every segment along the body.
Image 1. Adult Millipede. Note the 2 pairs of legs on every segment along the body.


Integrated Pest Management Options

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Creation Date: 2 May 2011
Last Reviewed: 10 May 2011