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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2015 at Linwood (Report issued 8/31/2015 15:45)

Use these predictions as guidelines to help time your scouting efforts.
Key event Scouting image Timing
First flight of overwintering moths begins. Photograph of adult variegated cutworm moth; Photo credit: Pest and Diseases Image Library, Bugwood.org - See more at: http://www.ipmimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5313079
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Photo credit: Pest and Diseases Image Library, Bugwood.org
6/18
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. Photograph of variegated cutworm eggs; Photo credit: Michigan State University
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Photo credit: Michigan State University
6/26
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. Photograph of variegated cutworm larva; Photo credit: James Kalisch, University of Nebraska, Bugwood.org - See more at: http://www.ipmimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5435655
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Photo credit: James Kalisch, University of Nebraska, Bugwood.org
7/2
Second flight of adult moths begins. Photograph of adult variegated cutworm moth; Photo credit: Pest and Diseases Image Library, Bugwood.org - See more at: http://www.ipmimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5313079
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Photo credit: Pest and Diseases Image Library, Bugwood.org
8/12
2nd generation egg laying begins. Photograph of variegated cutworm eggs; Photo credit: Michigan State University
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Photo credit: Michigan State University
8/18
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Photograph of variegated cutworm larva; Photo credit: James Kalisch, University of Nebraska, Bugwood.org - See more at: http://www.ipmimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5435655
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Photo credit: James Kalisch, University of Nebraska, Bugwood.org
8/26
Current stage: Second generation larvae are hatching.

Degree day total: 2586 on 8/30/2015

Degree day forecast: 2794 on 9/6/2015