NC State Extension Publications

Biology

Garden symphylan are small, soil-dwelling arthropods.

strawberry

Damage in Strawberry

Garden symphylan may damage strawberry roots, reducing vigor, but are only issues in non fumigated or perennial fields. They are rarely, if ever, reported in North Carolina strawberry production.

Management Options

Crop rotation or fumigation are the most effective forms of garden symphylan management.

More Information

Garden symphylan - UC IPM

Author:

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Entomology

Publication date: July 9, 2014

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