Recording Available from Corn Rootworm Management in the Transgenic Era

Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist

A free webinar was held on Feb. 20, 2014 to provide information on current rootworm management and information and recommendations on how to proceed in 2014 in light of developing western corn rootworm resistance to some Bt rootworm traits. This program was supported by a USDA-NIFA North Central IPM program grant.

The webinar was recorded and is available for viewing at:

Topics covered included:

Rootworm biology and behavior; Dr. Joe Spencer, IL Natural History Survey

Resistance evolution and IRM for rootworm; Dr. Aaron Gassmann, Iowa State University

Adult management options: Dr. Lance Meinke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Larval management options: Dr. Bob Wright, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Decision tree for grower management options; Dr.  Ken Ostlie, University of Minnesota