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Soybean looper

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Larvae move with a distinctive looping action and have only two pairs of ventral prolegs... Larvae are primarily foliage feeders in soybeans but will attack the flowers and developing pods in azuki beans, mungbeans and navy beans... In azuki beans, mungbeans, and navy beans, where flowers and pods are attacked the threshold is set at three looper larvae per square metre...
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