Pea, green and dry-Seedcorn maggot

Delia platura

Pest description and crop damage


Biology and life history


Management-biological, cultural, tactical


Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • bifenthrin
  • gamma-cyhalothrin-Not for use on dry peas.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • thiamethoxam (Cruiser) at 0.05 lb ai/cwt seed. REI 12 hr.
  • thiamethoxam + mefenoxam + fludioxnil (Cruiser Maxx) at 1.5 fl oz/100 (product) lb seed. REI 48 hr. Minimum plantback interval 120 days.