This publication summarizes the latest and most relevant information regarding the management of the bermudagrass stem maggot (BSM), including biological, cultural, physical and chemical mitigation strategies. In addition to information about how to control the pest, this bulletin provides detailed information about the history, identification, and biology of the bermudagrass stem maggot.

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Published on Nov 15, 2017

Dennis Hancock Professor and Extension Agronomist for Forage Crops (Pasture, Hay, and Silage), Crop & Soil Sciences Jennifer J. Tucker Assistant Professor, Animal & Dairy Science Bill Anderson United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit (CGBRU) William G. Hudson Professor - Extension Entomologist, Entomology
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