The pea leaf weevil: an invasive pest that could impact field pea and faba bean production in Manitoba

Citation

Vankosky, M., H. Carcamo. 2021.The pea leaf weevil: an invasive pest that could impact field pea and faba bean production in Manitoba. Pulse Beat. Fall / Winter Edition. Pages 49 - 50.

Plain language summary

The article provides a short overview of the pea leaf weevil biology, its history and expansion in the Prairies. It reviews its potential economic damage to peas and faba beans and current control options.

Abstract

The article provides a short overview of the pea leaf weevil biology, its history and expansion in the Prairies. It reviews its potential economic damage to peas and faba beans and current control options. It also includes images of its damage and a comparison of pea leaf weevil adult and a related pest, the alfalfa curculio.