Endive (Escarole)-Wireworm

Limonius spp.

Pest description, crop damage and life history


Management-biological, cultural, tactical


Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • cyfluthrin
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • chloropicrin (Telone)-Preplant.
  • diazinon (Diazinon 50W) at 3 to 4 lb ai/A. Broadcast before planting and incorporate into top 4 to 8 inches. REI 4 days.
  • Isaria fumosorosea (PFR-97 20% WDG) applied as soil drench, chemigation or soil injection. Refer to label. OMRI-listed for organic use.