tobacco wireworm (Conoderus vespertinus ) on flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type)) - 1402010

tobacco wireworm
Conoderus vespertinus (Fabricius, 1801)

Host: flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.)
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: Wireworm damage may first appear as stunted or irregular plant growth. Holes and tunneling in plant stems just below the soil line and scars on root surfaces often indicate wireworm or other insect feeding.
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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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