A Growing Problem

The Wireworm Research Group (WRG) was formed as a collaborative effort between entomology research scientists, industry stakeholders, and the grower community. Our common goal is to set research priorities that will address the pressing need for new integrated pest management (IPM) tools to manage wireworms in croplands. Browse this website for the latest information on research developments and management strategies for this significant soil pest complex.

 Field damage by wireworms

inspection in the field of wireworm damage                              Closeup of wireworms in soil 

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