All posts tagged integrated pest management

  • This agronomic image shows discoloration of soybean leaves from spider mites.

    Scout for Spider Mites on Soybeans in Southern Illinois

    Caption: Pana, IL, Grow More Experience site: Spider mite feeding takes a toll on plant health. As spider mites feed, they puncture hundreds of holes in the cells of soybean leaves, draining plant moisture and leaving a trail of discolored foliage. Southern Illinois has been hot and dry for nearly a month, causing concerns about spider mites in soybean fields. Spider mites thrive in hot, dry conditions and can cause significant foliar damage in large…