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Black cutworm (297) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Black cutworm, greasy cutworm

Scientific Name

Agrotis ipsilon

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson 
Information from CABI (2013) Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm). Crop Protection Compendium (; and from Capinera JL (2012) Featured Creatures: Black cutworm. UF/IFAS, University of Florida. ( Photo 1 Roger Schmidt, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Photo 2 Adam Sisson, Iowa State University, Photo 3 Ian Kimber,; Photo 4 Pest and Diseases Image Library,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 

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