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Lesser Cornstalk Borer

The lesser cornstalk borer (Elasmopalpus lignosellus) affects seedlings of Arizona cypress, baldcypress, black locust, dogwood, tupelo-gum, loblolly pine, redcedar, sand pine, slash pine, and sycamore. Agricultural host plants (over 60 species) include beans, corn, millet, peas, sorghums, and soybeans.

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Author(s): Wayne N. Dixon

Publication: Forest Nursery Pests (1989) - Conifer and Hardwood Insects

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