Anon, (2005) Organic Centre Wales Technical Note 5: Biology and management of wireworms. Organic Centre Wales.
Wireworms are the larvae of a group of beetles commonly known as click beetles. After falling on their backs they right themselves by flicking themselves into the air and produce a “clicking” sound. There are about 60 species of click beetle in the UK, but the majority of attacks are caused by three Agriotes species (lineatus, obscurus and spuator). This technical notes lists natural enemies of wireworms, nature of damage, life history and control measures, and a list of sources of further information.
|Keywords:||wireworms, click beetles, Agriotes, biology, management, control|
|Subjects:|| Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection|
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Production systems
|Research affiliation:|| UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)|
UK > ADAS
|Deposited By:||Powell, Ms Jane|
|Deposited On:||19 Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:35|
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