QUIZ – flea beetle risks

Four questions that will help with your approach to flea beetle scouting and risk assessment.

1. Flea beetle counts along the edge of the field area good indicator of flea beetle pressure across the field.
2. This species of flea beetle emerges earlier in the season, has more tolerance to current seed treatments and might* actually eat more per beetle than other species of flea beetle. What species are we talking about?
3. The existing generation of adult flea beetles can remain active until the middle of June. At what stage has the crop basically grown past the threat?
4. Which of the following situations can increase the economic risk from flea beetles?


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