Alfalfa forage has a major economic ($1 billion annually) and landscape (7 million acres) footprint throughout CA. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is well developed and the Statewide IPM program has developed and delivered multiple programs to manage insect pests including IPM manuals and continually updated Pest Management Guidelines.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo,
The present challenges facing the industry include:
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