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Lygus

Tarnished Plant Bug (Lygus) Management in Strawberries

May 2010 Tarnished plant bug (TPB) (Lygus bug) adults are about ¼ inch long, oval, flattened, yellow to greenish brown, and have dark markings on their wings. The immature forms are pale green. There are 3-5 generations of this pest each year. Adults become active in early spring and lay their bow-...
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