- n a genus of Cecidomyidae
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- A Silent Yield Killer
Mayetiola destructor. Sounds almost like a monster in one of the old mutant lizard movies right? Actually, this is the scientific name for what we commonly call Hessian fly. This pest is often ranked as the most important insect pest in winter wheat, even though some in our area would argue that some aphids are just as important. I have often wondered the origin of the name Hessian fly. It was ...
Sept. 22, 2013 - The Morning Sun