head clipper
Headclipper Weevil

Sunflower plays host to a number of insects. Such pests can cause plant injury and economic loss depending upon the severity of infestation. The infestation must be monitored regularly, usually weekly, to determine the species present and if populatinons are at economic thresholds. This section provides information about the most common pests affecting sunflower. See more images in the Photo Gallery of diseases affecting sunflower and peruse nearly 50 articles under the Insect category located in the Sunflower Magazine archives.
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