Mid-Atlantic Region CCA Exam
Integrated Pest Management

Authors:  Joanne Whalen, Christie Hurt, Marty Spellman


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Competency Area 3 - Management of Insects and Other Invertebrates



True Armyworm in Field Corn

Life Cycle

Damage

Alternative Controls



Slugs in Corn  

Life Cycle  

Damage  

Alternative Controls



Stinkbugs in Field Corn  

Life Cycle   

Damage  

Alternative Controls 



Northern & Western Corn Rootworm

Life Cycle and Life History  

Damage and Conditions Favoring Development  

Alternative Controls  



European Corn Borer in Field Corn (First Generation)  

Life Cycle

Damage  

Alternative Controls

 

Black Cutworm in Field Corn  

Life Cycle   

Damage  

Alternative Controls

 

Seed Corn Maggot in Field Corn

Life Cycle   

Damage

Alternative Controls  



Common Stalk Borer in Field Corn

Life Cycle   

Damage  



Wireworms in Field Corn

Life Cycle   

Damage  

Alternative Controls  



Fall Armyworm in Field Corn

Life Cycle  

Damage

 



Grasshoppers in Soybeans

Life Cycle  

Damage  



Green Cloverworm in Soybeans

Life Cycle  

Damage     

Alternative  Controls  



Spider Mites in Soybeans

Life Cycle   

Damage  

Alternative  Controls  

 

Mexican Bean Beetle in Soybeans

Life Cycle  

Damage  

Alternative Controls



Corn Earworm in Soybeans

 Life Cycle  

Damage

Alternative Controls  

 

Stinkbugs in Soybeans

Life Cycle  

Damage  



Bean Leaf Beetle in Soybeans

Life Cycle  

Damage





Alfalfa Weevil in Alfalfa

Life Cycle  

Damage  

Alternative Controls  



Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa  

Life Cycle  

Damage  

Alternative Controls  



Blue Alfalfa Aphid

Life Cycle  

Damage  



Garden webworm in Alfalfa
 

Life Cycle

Damage

Alternative Controls





Aphids in Wheat  

Life Cycle  

Damage  

Alternative Controls



True Armyworm in Wheat

Life Cycle  

Damage  



Cereal Leaf Beetle in Wheat

Life Cycle  

Damage

Alternative Controls  



Grass Sawfly in Wheat

Life Cycle





Factors Influencing Insect Population Growth, Decline and Management Decisions
 

Cultural Practices  

Environmental Factors  

Crop Growth



Importance of Beneficial Organisms
 



Beneficial Organisms



Mode of Action of Insecticides



Types of Pesticides



Insecticide Resistance



Factors Favoring Development of Resistance