New crop pest, the allium leafminer, found in south-central Pennsylvania

The allium leafminer, a tiny but destructive insect, was identified in leeks and onions in Lancaster County in south-central Pennsylvania, say Penn State entomologists. “This is the first confirmed infestation in the Western Hemisphere.” The infested leeks and onions were collected last December from an organic farm, where the owner reported a 100-percent loss of leeks,… » Read More

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