Dry edible and seed pea-Wireworm and seedcorn maggot

Seed corn maggot (Delia platura) and several species of wireworm

Management-chemical control

  • bifenthrin (Capture LFR) at 0.03 to 0.1 lb ai/A soil at-plant. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.2 lb ai/A per season at-plant.
  • zeta-cypermethrin (Mustang Maxx) at 0.025 lb ai/A soil at-plant. PHI 21 days. REI 4 hr. Do not exceed 0.15 lb ai/A per season.
  • thiamethoxam (Cruiser Maxx) at 1.5 fl oz/100 lb (about 25g ai/100 g seed)

These products contain commonly used active ingredients for control of wireworms and seed corn maggot in dry edible and seed pea. There are other materials available. Please consult a licensed crop advisor for additional recommendations.