Research Summary Western Corn Belt - Managing Corn Rootworm


Best management practices such as crop rotation and planting corn products with multiple modes of action can help manage high corn rootworm pressure in fields. It is important to use a soil-applied insecticide when planting corn products with a singe trait protecting against corn rootworm feeding in order to add an additional mode of action. Monsanto research trials were conducted in 2014 to compare the use of dual mode of action seed products for corn rootworm with single MOA products.

Learn more about managing corn rootworm by reading this article from Genuity®.​