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Pest Alert September 7, 2017

Prepared by Tracy Hueppelsheuser, [email protected] 604-556-3031, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Abbotsford.

True Armyworm (Pseudoletia unipuncta or Mythinma unipuncta) second generation larvae have been observed
severely damaging grass hay and forage corn in the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island.

  • General Locations confirmed with heavy larvae feeding and damage to grass hay and corn:
    Vancouver Island locations seeing damage on grass fields: Saanich, Duncan, Chemainus, Port Alberni, Comox, Courtenay, Black Creek
  • Fraser Valley locations seeing damage on grass fields and forage corn: Delta, Abbotsford, Sumas, Chilliwack, Deroche

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