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K-State Today

August 4, 2011



Two entomologists published in insect science journal

By David Margolies

Phil Sloderbeck, southwest area extension director, and Larry Buschman, professor of entomology, published a paper, "Aerial insecticide treatments for management of Dectes stem borer, Dectes texanus, in soybean," in the peer-reviewed Journal of Insect Science.

The dectes stem borer is an increasingly important pest of soybeans and sunflowers in central North America. Their research addressed management of the pest using insecticide treatments. The full article is available here.