Photo 1. Bean seedlings are most susceptible to the bean fly, Ophiomyia phaseoli, at the 1-3-leaf stage.
Ophiomyia phaseoli; previously Melanagromyza phaseoli.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI (2015) Ophiomyia phaseoli (bean fly). Crop Protection Compendium (www.cabi.org/cpc); and from Bean fly. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Queensland Government. (https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/plants/field-crops-and-pastures/broadacre-field-crops/integrated-pest-management/a-z-insect-pest-list/bean-fly). Photos 1&2 Shepard M et al. Insects and their natural enemies associated with vegetables and soybean in Southeast Asia, Bugwood.org. Photo 3 Shane McEvey, Australian Museum (Phyiomyia sp., Townsville, Queensland).
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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