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Late clipping reduced bloom, perhaps because nutrients were depleted in regrowth.
Late clipped strips could be used as a “trap crop” to attract lygus bugs from the developing seed crop.
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|Bloom was reduced in late clipped strips, perhaps because of reduced nutrient reserves available for bloom after regrowth.|
|However, because lygus bugs apparently moved into late clipped strips, late clipped strips could be used as a “trap crop” to attract lygus from the developing seed crop.|