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Shoot flies

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Adult Shoot fly (photo by R Corcoran) Severe damage in millet showing deformed heads (photo by S Mitchell).. The damage only becomes obvious when the seed head fails to emerge, or emerges and is deformed or white... All millets are susceptible to Shoot fly injury, although damage appears more prevalent in cultivars Shirohie and Japanese sown after December...
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