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Hessian fly

F. M. Webster

Hessian fly

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Published by Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in Columbus, [Ohio] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hessian flies

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    Statement[F.M. Webster]
    SeriesBulletin / Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 33, Bulletin (Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [133]-158 :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15363407M


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Hessian fly by F. M. Webster Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Hessian fly or barley midge, Mayetiola destructor, is a species of fly that is a significant pest of cereal crops including wheat, barley and a native of Asia it was transported into Europe and later into North America, supposedly in the straw bedding of Hessian troops during the American Revolution (–83), thus the origin of its common : Cecidomyiidae.

Figure Adult Hessian fly. Hessian fly book Figure Hessian fly eggs can resemble early stages of leaf rust. Figure Hessian fly larvae. Figure Full grown Hessian fly larvae or flaxseeds. It is important, however, to recognize that a portion of the population fail.

"[T]he destruction of wheat by the Hessian fly is general through the states." November (Jefferson to James Maury).

"[T]he wheat sown for the ensuing year is in a great measure destroyed by the drought & the fly." May 5. (Jefferson to James Monroe). "[T]he Hessian fly appears alarmingly in our growing crops." June Hessian fly. However, avoid planting before the recommended interval to reduce the risk from Hessian fly, aphids / barley yellow dwarf, and spring freeze injury.

Consider planting more susceptible varieties later in the recommended planting interval when feasible. Variety Resistance Varietal resistance is the ideal control option for Hessian Size: KB. The Hessian Fly: A Lecture Delivered At Farmer's Institutes Held At Paw Paw And Climax Mich.

[Albert John Cook] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Liu, X.M., Gill, B.S., and Chen, M.S.

() Hessian fly resistance gene H13 is mapped to a distal cluster of resistance genes in chromosome 6Ds of wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. Hessian Fly in Wheat [Franklin Sherman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Hessian fly, a significant pest of cereal crops, was named after its supposed arrival in North America in Hessian soldiers' straw bedding. Washington Irving 's story " The Legend of Sleepy Hollow " () includes a celebrated figure known as the " Headless Horseman " who is "the ghost of a Hessian trooper, whose head had been carried away by a Country: Hesse-Cassel, Hesse-Hanau.

The Hessian fly now occurs in all major wheat-growing areas from the Atlantic Coast to the Great Plains. It also is found in the western United States in parts of California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Figure 2. Hessian fly eggs on upper surface of wheat leaf blade. USDA, Gallun, Foster. HESSIAN FLY The Hessian fly or barley midge, Mayetiola destructor, is a species of fly that is a significant pest of cereal crops including wheat, barley and rye.

Though a native of Asia it was transported into Europe and later into North America, supposedly in the straw bedding of Hessian troops Hessian fly book the American Revolution (–83).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webster, F. (Francis Marion), Hessian fly. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, High-yielding Hessian-resistant cultivars have been developed that can protect the crop against Hessian fly damage (Ryan et al ).

Grasshoppers, wheat midge, and grain aphids are also periodic pests of durum wheat on the northern Great Plains and Canadian prairies.

More details on insect pests and control are found in Chapter 5 of this book. Identification (and life cycle/seasonal history) Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say), larvae are small, millimeters (3/16 inch), greenish-white, legless, headless maggots found underneath lower leaf sheaths.

The pupal stage appears as a small, millimeters (3/16 inch), brown seed-like cases containing a maggot, often referred to as a "flaxseed.". The Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) is the world’s most important insect pest of wheat.

It also belongs to one of the largest families of the Diptera, the gall midges (Cecidomyiidae), which. The hessian fly and how losses from it can be avoided. One of 1, books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United of Agriculture) available on this site.

available on this by: 5. Hessian fly ratings are based on results of greenhouse tests with Kansas (Great Plains) biotype of Hessian fly. Hessian fly populations are often a mixture of biotypes thus results can vary among years and locations.

Indicates resistance has been inconsistent in greenhouse testing. CLEARFIELD ® variety, which is resistant to Beyond.

Hessian Fly Identification and Habitat. Identification. An adult fly is about 3mm long and has a similar appearance to that of a mosquito. They are typically gray with pointy abdomens and are known to be a very delicate insect.

Since the Hessian fly eggs are red-orange in colour, the female’s abdomen is a similar shade. Hessian fly definition is - a small European dipteran fly (Mayetiola destructor) introduced into North America that is destructive to wheat. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webster, F.M.

(Francis Marion), Hessian fly situation in Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) is the world’s most important insect pest of wheat. It also belongs to one of the largest families of the Diptera, the gall midges (Cecidomyiidae), which includes a number of other agriculturally important beneficial and pest species.

The genetics of the Hessian fly is representative of the family. The Hessian fly is one of the most destructive insect pests of wheat in the United States. Severe infestations are sporadic in Nebraska with the greatest damage potential occurring in the eastern half of the state.

Although the Hessian fly is injurious chiefly to wheat, at times it damages barley, rye and triticale. Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text The Hessian fly, Cecidomyia destructor, in Great Britain in being mainly reports of British observations with illustrations from life and some means of prevention and remedy.

Hessian fly is generally more problematic in the southeast, where it has a longer period of activity and undergoes more generations than in other regions of the United States (BuntinStuart et al. Various management practices can greatly limit Hessian fly infestations in wheat (RatcliffePorter et al.

Destruction of Cited by: 4. The Hessian fly, Cecidomyia destructor, in Great Britain in being mainly reports of British observations with illustrations from life and some means of prevention and remedy. Ormerod, Eleanor A. (Eleanor Anne), Type. Book.

Material. Published material. Publication info. Hessian Fly. Collection. Wallach Division Picture Collection.

Insects -- Fly. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection Shelf locator: PC INSE-Fly Topics Caterpillars Diptera Hessian flies Notes Content: Title from folder.

The Serphoid and Chalcidoid Parasites of the Hessian Fly A. Gahan US Department of Agriculture, pages. Condition is Good. Pencil marks and library stamps on cover. Maybe slightly different than the one in photo. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Hessian fly is found in Europe, Asia, and North America. In the USSR it is found in European Russia, Transcaucasia, Siberia, and Middle Asia.

The Hessian fly produces two principal generations. Insects of the first generation fly out in the spring at the time when shoots of spring wheat and barley appear. Insects of Small Grains. Small grains-wheat, oats, barley, and rye-are usually fairly free of severe insect pest problems in New York.

Three species have been of concern to farmers in recent years: the armyworm, the cereal leaf beetle, and the Hessian fly. Infestations of these insects are variable, occurring at irregular intervals or in.

Biology and Management of Hessian Fly in the Southeast. H essian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say), is a serious pest of winter wheat in the south-eastern United States. Severity of Hessian fly infestation varies from year to year and by location.

Outbreaks of File Size: 3MB. Hessian fly, European gall gnat gnat, common name for any one of a number of small, fragile-looking two-winged flies of the suborder Nematocera, order Diptera, which includes the families Tipulidae (crane flies), Bibionidae (hairflies), Ceratopogonidae (biting midges), Chironomidae (true midges), Cecidomyidae.

Hessian flies synonyms, Hessian flies pronunciation, Hessian flies translation, English dictionary definition of Hessian flies. A gall midge having larvae that. of Hessian fly-free dates for different areas of Illinois are shown in Figure Wheat planted on or after the fly-free date is unlikely to be damaged by the Hessian fly, but a more important reason not to plant too early is that aphids that can carry barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) are much more likely to move into early-planted Size: KB.

The material and content contained in the Greenbook label database is for general use information only. Agworld and Greenbook do not provide any guarantee or assurance that the in. Wheat and Corn - Hessian Fly - Improved Implements - A Wonderful Feat with the Scythe - Agricultural Societies, Officers, etc.

Chapter XII CHAPTER XII. THE MEDICAL PROFESSION Introductory View of the Human Structure - Sketches of Prominent Deceased Physicians - Epidemics - Medical Societies - Roster of Resident Physicians. At present the Hessian fly is also found in Canada, Europe, northern Africa, western Asia, and New Zealand.

Two or occasionally three generations of Hessian flies appear yearly. The adult, which first appears in spring, is about mm (about in) long and dark brown to black, with long, beaded antennae and sparsely veined wings. The Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, is a destructive pest of wheat and occurs in most wheat- growing areas of the United States (Fig.

29) and most other production areas of the is thought to be endemic to the southern Caucasus and southwest Asia, the center of origin of the genus Triticum L., and to have dispersed to Europe, North Africa and North America. Hessian flies overwinter in wheat as pupae commonly called flax seeds.

Noticeable fall infestations signal potentially serious yield reductions in the spring, because the fall generation serves as a springboard for the generation that causes lodging. Hessian fly can cause plants to lodge in the spring, usually just above a node. 7. How did the Hessian fly get to America.

On wheat straw brought by Hessian soldiers in the British army during the French-Indian War. Who brought the European honey bee to the US. The. Gahan AB, The serphoid and chalcidoid parasites of the Hessian fly. Miscellaneous Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture, Harris MO, Dando JL, Griffin W, Madie C, Susceptibility of cereal and non-cereal grasses to attack by Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor (Say)).

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.Hessian fly damage. Before Hessian fly resistance in wheat was developed, tremendous yield losses occurred in Nebraska and other Plains states.

The use of resistant varieties, and/ or in combination with delayed planting dates and destruc-tion of volunteer wheat, has greatly reduced Hessian fly as a major concern in most wheat-producing Size: KB.Hessian fly larvae for up to 30 days. Depending on when the wheat is planted, this may protect plants through the egg-laying period in fall or at least shorten the period of vulnerability before cold weather stops adult emergence and larval either case, Hessian fly impact is reduced.

Plant resistant varieties.