Lygus bugs on potatoes in the Pacific Northwest

This publication describes how to identify lygus bugs, their composition in potato fields in the PNW, the kinds of damage they do to potato plants, and how lygus bugs may be potential vectors of potato pathogens. The publication also addresses techniques to monitor lygus bugs and to manage them on potatoes using alfalfa strips, and includes many color photos.

EM 9173    Published August 2017    5 pages