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Why does splitworm damage begin at the bottom of tobacco plants?

By Hannah Burrack, North Carolina Extension Entomologist, in Southeast Farm Press

One of the first projects my lab tackled when I began working in North Carolina was attempting to understand the biology and behavior of tobacco splitworm.

Our goal was to use this information to develop more effective scouting and management strategies for this occasional, but potentially significant late season tobacco pest.

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