In order that a grower of alfalfa seed may have the best chance of producing a. good seed yield, the harmful insects in the alfalfa field must be destroyed, while the beneficial pollinating insects should not be reduced but encouraged. The most harmful insects that affect the seed yield of alfalfa in South Dakota are the following: Grasshoppers of several species Crickets of several species Lygus and other plant bugs Clover, potato and other leaf hoppers Flea beetles of several species
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Severin, H.C., "How to Control Insects Harmful to Alfalfa Seed Production in South Dakota [Revised]" (1951). Agricultural Experiment Station Entomology Pamphlets (1940-1952). 12.