whitefringed beetles (Naupactus spp. ) on flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type)) - 1402108

whitefringed beetles
Naupactus sp. Dejean, 1821

Host: flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.)
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: Larvae of this pest overwinter in the soil and feed under ground on roots and stems of recently set tobacco. This feeding may cause wilting, stunting or uneven stands. Yellow-white, legless grubs with light brown heads are heavy-bodied, slightly C-shaped, and up to ½ inch in length. They are often found in the soil near damaged plants or in stems.
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Image location: United States

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Name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set
Organization: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Sunday, March 10, 2002
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