• The bean seed fly affects around 40 plant host species and is an important pest of peas, maize and Phaseolus beans. It is common in most temperate countries affecting a wide range of large-seeded plants and severe infestations may result in re-drilling and subsequent loss of high value vegetable crops at a very early crop growth stage Adult flies are attracted to freshly disturbed soil containing debris from previous cro......

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