It belongs to omnivorous pests, eating corn, grain seedlings, wheat seedlings, tender leaves, vegetable leaves, melon peel, sorghum and so on.If feeding, but also to feed cooked grain, wheat bran, peanut cake residue, bean cake and so on.
It is a veritable pest and does great harm to plants.When the crop is young, it will bite off the tender stem and eat the seeds.When the crop grows up, it will gnaw at the roots and bite into filaments.Therefore, if there are a large number of mole crickets in the field, crops will be difficult to survive.Once found, measures must be taken as soon as possible to prevent and control them, so as to avoid mass reproduction and harm crops.
1. Dung pit trapping and killing: When preventing and controlling, a pit can be dug at intervals of about 50 cm deep in the plot with heavy hazards.In the evening, fresh cow dung is put on, sentiment is covered on it, and the grass is removed the next day for artificial killing.
2. Poisonous bait: Dissolve trichlorfon in a proper amount of warm water, and then mix it with stir-fried wheat bran. When mixing, add a proper amount of clear water to make a poisonous bait, which can be scattered into the field in the evening to trap and kill mole crickets.
3. Light trapping: It has phototaxis. If conditions permit, light trapping can be used, especially before rainfall or when the weather is sultry, the trapping effect in such an environment will be better.