A common insect in alfalfa, clover and pastures of Kansas; occasionally numerous but not seriously injurious. The name "Forage looper" is proposed for it. Overwinters as a pupa and possibly as a partly grown larva. Three and a partial fourth generations annually. All stages described and biological data summarized. Natural enemies effective. Cutting alfalfa results in death of many of the larvae.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1924
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