Bean, lima-Wireworm

Ctenicera spp. and Limonius spp.

Pest description, crop damage and life history


Management-biological, cultural, tactical


Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • azadirachtin (combined with pyrethrins)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • bifenthrin (usually combined with zeta-cypermethrin)
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • dichloropropene (Telone II)-Preplant.
  • imidacloprid (Gaucho 480F)-Seed treatment. See label for instructions.
  • thiamethoxam (Cruiser 5 FS)-Seed treatment at 1.28 fl oz per 100 lb of seed. Refer to label for complete instructions.