Diseases affecting this crop.
Beet Armyworm: Spodoptera exigua
Photographs and information on the life cycle of this pest, its description, host plants, damage, sampling, natural enemies, insecticides and biological control.
Beet Curly Top Virus, Hybrigeminivirus
Photograph of an affected young sugar beet plant.
Beet Leaf Curl Virus, Rhabdovirus
Photograph of affected plants and a description of the symptoms.
Diseases of Beet (Beta vulgaris)
Provides a list of the common and scientific names of the bacterial, fungal, viral and nematode diseases that may infect this crop.
Flea Beetles on Sugar Beets
Description and life history of flea beetles, Psylliodes punctulata melsheimer, on sugar beet plants, the damage caused and possible control measures.
Sugar Beet Nematode
Account of the damage caused by this pathogen, control measures, and photographs and drawings.
Sugar Beet Root Aphid
Photographs and information on the life history of Pemphigus betae, the damage it causes and possible control measures.
Sugarbeet Pest Management
Provides general information on pesticides and details of the diseases, insects, mites, nematodes and weeds that may attack this crop.
Wireworms on Sugar Beets
Several species of wireworm, Limonius spp., can feed on sugar beets and cause reduced plant growth or death of the plant. Information on the damage caused and possible control measures.
Last update:August 5, 2015 at 8:45:05 UTC