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Garden symphylan are small, soil-dwelling arthropods.


Damage in Strawberry

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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

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


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Publication date: July 9, 2014

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