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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2015 at Linwood (Report issued 7/30/2015 16:14)

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
Expected to start in 312 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Photograph of variegated cutworm eggs; Photo credit: Michigan State University
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Photo credit: Michigan State University
Expected to start in 482 DD (Base 45°F)
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
Expected to start in 652 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: First generation eggs and larvae present.

Degree day total: 1848 on 7/29/2015

Degree day forecast: 2031 on 8/5/2015