Corn earworm/bollworm update for August 11, 2022

This week’s corn earworm (=bollworm) moth captures from local black light traps were: Sara Rutherford (Greensville ANR Agent) reported a nightly average of 13 moths; Scott Reiter (Prince George ANR Agent) had 16 per night at Templeton and 19 at Disputanta; and we averaged 28 in Suffolk. Here is the Table. In our pyrethroid resistance monitoring tests, the seasonal average is at 39% survival (n=278 moths tested).