Year-Round IPM Program Pages
This year-round IPM program covers the major pests of dry bean production fields in California. When available, information is provided for common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), lima beans (Phaseolus lunatus), garbanzo beans or chickpeas (Cicer arietinum), and black-eyed cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata), hitherto referred to as "blackeyes."
About Pod Fill
What should you be doing during this time?
Monitor for lygus bugs:
- While sweeping for lygus bugs look for other pests or damage on a weekly basis.
- Manage if needed according to the Pest Management Guidelines.