University of Maryland Extension

Delia platura

Seed Maggots Very Bad This Spring

Adult seed maggot
April 25, 2013 Jerry Brust-IPM Vegetable Specialist and Ben Beale-County Educator This unseasonably cool moist spring has been perfect weather for an old pest of early planted seeds and bulbs—the seed corn maggot Delia platura (SCM) and other seed maggots such as Cabbage maggot Delia radicum (it...
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