Cutworm Control in Processed Beets (1988)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Glenn Fisher, K. West, and R. Berry
OSU Dept. of Entomology


  1. Continue investigation of pheromone traps to predict cutworm infestations.
  2. Test efficacy of registered insecticides for control of the black cutworm, emphasis on detection and timing.
  3. Test insecticide bait for detection and control of black cutworm.
  4. Determine when black cutworm gets into to table beets, overwintering and migration.