Some scouts are starting to notice tiny WBC larvae that have hatched that crawling in the whorl or making their way down to the ear of the plants. To help you know whether they are WBC larvae, here are some photos. You can click on them to enlarge them.
They start out with spots along their bodies (spots have tiny short hairs coming out of them). You will need a handlens to really see the spots.
Within a few days they start to develop stripes.
To know for sure that they are WBC, watch how the way. The itch their way along a leaf like an inchworm. Click on video to see how they crawl.
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