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New Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Management Guide from UGA

Dennis Hancock, UGA State Forage Extension Specialist Have you noticed bronzing on your bermudagrass? It may appear as drought or frost-damaged fields, but it could also be the bermudagrass stem maggot. Since the first appearance in Georgia in 2010, producers have been wondering how to combat this pest. If this includes you, check out UGA’s most up-to-date recommendations …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/12/02/new-bermudagrass-stem-maggot-management-guide-from-uga/

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Population Building in the Panhandle

Bermudagrass Stem Maggots have been identified in Gadsden County Bermudagrass. Photo Credit: Liza Garcia-Jimenez Bermudagrass hay farmers need to scout their fields for Bermudagrass Stem Maggots.  I just discovered a big infestation here at the North Florida Research Center (NFREC) which is first one in two years in North Florida that we are aware of.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/08/bermudagrass-stem-maggot-population-building-in-the-panhandle/

UF/IFAS Seeks Input from Hay Producers on Stem Maggot Damage

Stem maggots are a relatively new pest of Bermudagrass hayfields in the Southeast. Atherigona reversura is the scientific name of the bermudagrass stem maggot, a new invasive fly from south Asia which damages bermudagrass pasture and hay fields.  This pest was first discovered in 2009 in California and in 2010 in Georgia, and since these …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/22/ufifas-seeks-input-from-hay-producers-on-stem-maggot-damage/

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ID and Management

Stem maggots are a relatively new pest of Bermudagrass hay-fields in the Southeast. Major infestations can cause significant yield and quality loss to Bermudagrass hayfields.  Credit: Alabama Extension Publication Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ANR 1462 Bermudagrass stem maggots (Atherigona reversura) are a relatively new pest of Bermudagrass hayfields in the Southeast, only being discovered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/13/bermudagrass-stem-maggot-id-and-management/

Webinar: Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

Stem maggot damage on Bermudagrass Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Webinar February 6 at 10 A.M. CST Bermudagrass stem maggot, a new invasive pest, has been found across much of the Southeast.  First identified in Georgia in 2010, bermudagrass stem maggot is a pest that forage and hay producers need to learn how …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/04/webinar-biology-and-management-of-bermudagrass-stem-maggot/