Many farmers in Tennessee use wheat as a double-crop with soybeans. As with any crop, wheat has several insect pests that may reduce yields if not effectively controlled in the field. Yields can be improved if more producers take time to inspect their fields during the growing season for insect pests. This publication is designed to acquaint the producer with the major insect pests of wheat, the damage they cause and measures used to control the pests.
- UTcrops.com Wheat Home Page
- Tennessee Wheat Quick Facts
- Tennessee Wheat Production Guide
- Weed Control Manual (PB 1580)
- Insect Control Recommendations for Field Crops (PB 1768)
- Management of Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Tennessee Wheat (W 389)
- Detailed information on insecticide classes, EPA Registration numbers, “generic insecticides”, restricted entry intervals, protecting pollinators, and pesticide safety considerations.