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Potato Leafhopper Management in Alfalfa


By Bill Halfman

UW Extension Agriculture Agent

The recent warm weather has been favorable to potato leafhopper development. Some late instar nymphs have been observed and this is the time populations may, or may not, get rolling. Potato leafhoppers can go through 4-5 generations per summer and adult females can live and lay eggs for a relatively long period of time.

Bryan Jensen, UW-Madison Dept. of Entomology and Integrated Pest Management Program Coordinator has put the following inform...

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